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prescription

The loss of rights because of a failure to assert them over a lengthy period of time. This is similar to a statute of limitations, but the time period is not established by statute, but by court interpretation and the particular circumstances of the case.

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Doole said the council had pursued RN prescribing rights to improve access and health care, particularly for vulnerable populations.
Conclusively, much attention must be given to government hospitals as irrational prescribing has been observed more there.
Thus, according to the research, in addition to wanting to help patients by prescribing drugs with lower co-pays, many doctors will prescribe formulary drugs to boost their incomes.
In Canada the move to autonomous RN prescribing is taking different paths based on the health priorities and population needs.
The CMS in 2009 began offering a 2% bonus for participation in its electronic prescribing incentives program for 2009-2010.
Professor Barber said supplementary prescribing had been evaluated favourably.
Monthly Prescribing Reference" is a drug reference updated and published monthly.
Implementing and monitoring interventions to optimize prescribing of antimicrobial drugs place a burden on hospital resources and their efficacies need to be confirmed (9).
Electronic prescribing isn't considered a standard of practice either.
Sometimes doctors don't want to go to the hassle of prescribing a triplicate drug," he said at a press conference, referring to the special forms required by some states for strong painkillers.
A change in the prescribing patterns of the three psychiatrists treating both groups of residents coincided with the behavioral changes.