I checked her drug chart
and saw she had been having oral laxatives since surgery, with no effect.
The patient is encouraged to drink fluids in recovery, and receives regular effective analgesia and antiemetics from a preprinted, standardized drug chart
. Patient well-being is promoted by removal of wound drains and intravenous lines as soon as possible.
Reason - Have you documented the reason/indication for antibiotics in the notes and on the drug chart
? End date - Have you speci- ed an end/stop date for antibiotic courses in the notes and on the drug chart
But a junior doctor accidentally missed the medication, designed to reduce the danger of blood clots, off his drug chart
when she copied it up several days later.
However, they were accidentally missed off his drug chart
at University Hospital, Walsgrave, an inquest heard.
, all dated on the same date and charted that it be administered "APP".
But the research, by Sunderland University, revealed that at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead, 74% of patients with a history of allergic reactions to drugs had no record of it in their clinical notes or on their drug chart
Look anywhere in America and you'll likely find a successful and innovative regional drug chart
. A few examples follow:
On one occasion she then covered her tracks by falsifying the signature of another member of staff on the drug chart
of Percentage Errors & of Errors Percentage of errors) Extra dose (Dose Administered more to the patient than prescribed dose) 40 (2%) 10 (0.62%) Improper dose/quantity 35(1.75%) 22 (1.37%) Omission error 22 (1.1%) 10 (6.25%) Prescribing error 51 (2.55%) 23 (1.43%) Unauthorized drug 6 (0.3%) 8 (0.5%) Wrong administration 100 (5%) 22(1.37%) Technique 25 (1.25%) 11 (0.69%) Drug prescribed on incorrect drug chart
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A total of 95 (26%) had a definitive record of a drug allergy in their clinical notes or on the drug chart
, but 74% did not.