medication administration record


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medication administration record

A computer-generated schedule for administering medications to a patient for a defined period of time, including dosing, timing of administration and details about the physician’s orders.

medication administration record

Hospital practice A computer-generated schedule for administering medications to a Pt for a defined period of time, including physician's orders and time to adminster the agents

medication administration record

Abbreviation: MAR
A file maintained on hospital units that documents the schedule and dosing of medications given to patients.
See also: record
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* If a resident refuses a medication, circle his or her initials on the front of the Medication Administration Record and, on the back, document the reason for refusal.
The core areas that must be in place as an integrated data repository include the nursing system incorporating the medication administration record, the pharmacy system with checking databases, a laboratory system with multiple alerts based on institution-specific protocols and a dietary system that enables drug to food alerts.
Next-generation functionality involves integration with clinical systems to receive patient orders and update the electronic medication administration record (eMAR).
The standard procedure or evidence-based practice for medication administration taught to nursing students begins with obtaining the medication administration record (MAR) and verifying the order for accuracy.
* Medication administration record (MAR) shows order was used 10 times in last two weeks and was effective
Failure to comply with policies and procedures is usually the lack of attention to safeguards in medication administration procedures intended to prevent errors, including such things as not checking patient identification or allergy identification wristbands, not checking the medication against the medication administration record (MAR) (Fuqua & Stevens, 1988), and receiving medications late from the pharmacy (Walters, 1992).
"Doses of drug and how frequently taken" will be in his physician's orders and the medication administration record. "Number of classes of psychotropics" will be in the pharmacist's monthly drug review.
She accesses the medication for each patient from the medication cart and pulls up the patient's electronic medication administration record on a handheld scanner or touchscreen computer on the mobile cart.
The most common side effects of all drugs in use in the nursing home should be a part of the doctor's orders and medication administration record (MAR).
The paper document, known as the medication administration record (MAR), shows all medications for 24 hours, so that the nurse must review the entire MAR to select which medications are to be administered at the current time.

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