KEYWORDS: Potentially inappropriate medication, Potential prescribing
omissions, PRISCUS list, STOPP/START criteria, Ambulatory elderly.
 The recent MCI guidelines for drug prescribing
demands for drug as well as drug details are to be written in capital letters along with the pharmacy (where the drug is dispensed) details.
In Professor Nissen's view, nurse prescribing
is about "putting patients across the whole sector with health professionals who can assist with the management of their medications."
The communication competency already considered a part of physiotherapy could be expanded to Include communication with colleagues about de-/prescribing In the context of the prescribing
competencies, requiring the Integration of prescribing
competencies Into usual physiotherapy practice.
31, 2013, as well as Medicare Part D prescribing
data for 2013.
There were no proper patterns for prescribing
Thus, it is evident that the polypharmacy and over prescribing
are common in India.
The highest prescribing
states in 2011, Kentucky and West Virginia, had a rate more than twice that of the lowest prescribing
Today, many e-prescribing systems still are struggling to handle the specific requirement needed to handle the electronic prescribing
of controlled substances, including pain medications used by LTC organizations.
In 2011 a project to trial diabetes nurse specialist prescribing
first came about following the Cumberlege Report, Neighbourhood Nursing: A Focus For Care (Cumberlege, 1986), which recommended that nurses should be able to prescribe from a limited formulary.
However, the practice of off-label prescribing
is very common.