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prescribing

 [pre-skrīb´ing]
making a prescription.
medication prescribing in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as prescribing medication for a health problem.

prescribing

The ordering of the use of a medicine or other treatment.
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They will be working to the top of their scope and have more credibility with patients and other health professionals because of their increased knowledge in prescribing," he said.
Key Words: Drug prescribing pattern, dental teaching hospitals.
In its survey, Decision Resources asked physicians about their prescribing of medications used to treat diabetes and hypertension.
In Manitoba, proposed RN prescribing will be focused on improving access in three distinct areas of nursing practice: sexually transmitted infections, reproductive health and travel health.
Overall, there is a clear rationale to extend prescribing rights,' said Professor Barber.
We searched Medline, EMBASE, the Cochrane database, and the Effective Practice and Organisation of Care specialized register for studies from January l, 1980, to November 30, 2003, relating to prescribing of antimicrobial drugs to hospital inpatients.
The Electronic Prescribing Project recommended reimbursement for the utilization of electronic prescribing or for the information processed, the development of pay for-performance programs, third-party incentives such as defrayed costs, and legislation to provide direct incentives for the use of electronic prescribing.
history that a physician was found guilty of manslaughter for prescribing a self-administered medication that led to a patient's death.
Nationally, the rate of psychotropic drag use on special care units is quite high and the units, in themselves, seem to have had little effect on prescribing patterns.
PDRP is the AMA's new measure that gives physicians some control over access to their prescribing information.
Electronic prescribing or E-Prescribing (e-Rx) is electronic transmission of prescriptions from physician to pharmacists using computer and other mobile devices, such as cell phone and tablets.