Prescription Writing (Structure)

Prescription Writing (Structure)

A prescription must contain at least two identifying attributes of the patient. In the United States we use┬áname and date of birth (DOB). Patient’s address can be written, however, it is optional. Of course the prescription should have the doctor’s...
Prescription Writing (General Considerations)

Prescription Writing (General Considerations)

Objective of the prescription is to convey the Physician/Practitioner’s intent┬áto a pharmacist holistically and completely. The chain of drug administration can be broken at any point from the sequence below: Ordering (Physician/Practitioner.) Transcribing...