drug history


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drug history

; medication history medication regime, indicating current/recent health status
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The committee, consisting of IT, pharmacy, member services and nurse managers, looked to fulfill the technical requirements of providing access to member drug history, real-time drug costs, copays, therapeutic options and comprehensive reporting.
Health care workers should always inquire specifically about herbal remedies when taking a drug history, and both patients and clinicians need more education on the risks and potential interactions of these remedies, Dr.
The passports will have to detail the animals' drug history if they are to destined for human consumption.
I thank Nick Gillespie for coming forward with his recreational drug history.
All were given a standard questionnaire designed to uncover psychological disturbances and asked about their drug history.
Patient notes and prescriptions showed that of 21 women aged between 15 and 50 prescribed broad spectrum antibiotics in the department, only nine were asked their drug history and just two given written contraceptive advice.
State Senator Ted Lieu asked the Medical Board in August to investigate doctors who prescribed dangerous psychotropic medications to children that were not approved for children, without reviewing medical records or drug history, however no action has yet been announced.
According to the report Davis and McNeill have a drug history together.
A thorough drug history should be reviewed prior to any procedures," says Mary Aubertin, DMD, lead author of the study.
Once that is established, McNicholas begins with taking the candidate's complete physical history, including a thorough drug history.
When the physician adds prescriptions to the patient's drug history, each prescription is checked against any medication allergies, previous drug reactions and drug interactions.
According to doctors who have received RxReview letters, the letters identify the doctor's patients by name, patient identification number, date of birth and prescription drug history and suggests the patients might be candidates for other, sometimes more expensive drugs, like Januvia, which is as much as eight times more expensive than other diabetes treatments.