medication nurse

medication nurse

Emergency medicine
The nurse responsible for administering medications­ )epinephrine, procainamide, bretylium, etc.) during CPR.
A nurse responsible in some hospitals for administering routine scheduled medications.
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medication nurse

Emergency medicine A nurse responsible for administering medications–epinephrine, procainamide, bretilium, etc–during CPR. See Cardiopulmonary resuscitation Nursing A nurse responsible in some hospitals for administering routine scheduled medications.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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Q. How can I know that my doctor is good? You must check and test your doctor. How do i check or test my doctor? I will tell you here...

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Still, the new survey is generally earning kudos--even in California, where rumors swirl about one facility's 12-day survey and a post-survey walkout at another by a disgruntled director of nursing services, MDS nurse, and medication nurse (spokesmen for both facilities declined comment).
Without further study, it is unclear whether personnel would become accustomed to the vest as a symbol and begin to interrupt the medication nurse as much with the vest as currently is done.
The student approached each patient a few minutes before the medication nurse was scheduled to arrive.
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Medication nurses are able to spend significantly more time educating patients rather than transcribing and checking handwritten orders.
Restrictions to residents' autonomy and independence occur across a variety of contexts and involve many different staff levels, ranging from CNAs, medication nurses, activities assistants and therapy (PT, OT and speech) personnel.

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