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standing orders

Etymology: L, stare, to stand, ordo, rank
a written document containing rules, policies, procedures, regulations, and orders for the conduct of patient care in various stipulated clinical situations. The standing orders are usually formulated collectively by the professional members of a department in a hospital or other health care facility. Standing orders usually name the condition and prescribe the action to be taken in caring for the patient, including the dosage and route of administration for a drug or the schedule for the administration of a therapeutic procedure. Standing orders are commonly used in intensive care units, coronary care units, and emergency departments.

standing orders

Orders, rules, regulations, protocols, or procedures prepared by the professional staff of a hospital or clinic and used as guidelines in the preparation and carrying out of medical and surgical procedures.
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Stewart argued that, by adding predefined sitting adjournment times to the Standing Orders, the minor procedural reform of 1927 helped make the House an ideal place for filibusters, even more so than the American Senate.
Development of the standing order by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr.
The same goes for parliament speakers who gather together at speakers and presiding officers conferences, usually annually and at exotic locales, to delve into each others' accounts of egregious experiences in order to tighten both Standing Orders and chamber discipline.
The Daily Post asked chairman Cllr Arfon Jones for permission to tweet and he said: "Please feel free to use any social media you wish, Standing Order 45 will be suspended for all meetings whilst I am chair.
The Constitution has stipulated that it is "by laws or by Standing Orders" and as such it is for Parliament to decide whether to abolish Standing Orders, if it so desires, he said.
The Ministry of Health has updated its standing order guidelines.
If a customer has a standing order to execute a payment from his/her account to a beneficiary or multiple beneficiaries, the customer needs to advise the bank of the correct IBAN of the beneficiary.
At least you are in charge of standing orders and how much trouble is it for the money collectors to set up a double account to protect their cash and our accounts?
On Rajan Zed's another request for the possibility of Speaker to once read the opening prayer (Hindu) supplied by Zed, Jenkins replied: I'm afraid the standing orders do not permit the reading of any other form of opening prayers.
Studies of standing orders tend to examine their effect on compliance with preventive interventions for chronic disease rather than disease outcomes.
The second major time saving is through standing orders that a staff member can perform and that are automatically flagged for appropriate patients.