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unit dose

a method of preparing medications in which individual doses of patient medications are prepared by the pharmacy and delivered in individual labeled packets to the patient's unit to be administered by the nurses on an ordered schedule. One intent of unit dose is to decrease administration error.
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unit dose

A dose of medicine prepared in an individual packet for convenience, safety, or monitoring.
Synonym: monodose
See also: dose
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