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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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The researchers said although all the audited prescriptions were written by doctors, the date of prescription were documented in 97 per cent.
Some people are on multiple "repeat" prescriptions, which means a new prescription must be issued every month for longterm conditions.
With a national postal box system launched in 2004, patients became able to take medicines from any pharmacist and to access their prescriptions through an online portal.
COVENTRY and Rugby has seen prescriptions for Viagra and similar drugs double in five years, as costs tumble.
THE West Midlands has seen prescriptions for Viagra and similar drugs almost double in five years - as the cost tumbles.
FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Children often fill outpatient opioid prescriptions, with the most common indication for dental procedures, according to a study published online July 16 in Pediatrics.
He said the audits also ensure that prescriptions are made on a scientific basis.
Prescribing drugs is a complex and highly essential intervention, which needs to be based on accurate information with critical thinking, this will be useful in writing a rational and safe prescriptions. [2] Prescriptions are legal documents, so it is essential that they include complete information of the patient and the prescribing doctor.
Handwritten opioid prescriptions are more likely to contain errors than electronic prescriptions, a study finds.
M2 PHARMA-June 29, 2017-Prescription Charges Coalition campaign group urges NHS to provide free prescriptions for everyone
With the Medicine Cabinet, users will have the ability to create a personal profile and easily find the lowest price for their prescriptions through FamilyWize's website and mobile app.
-- Dermatology patients who received new electronic prescriptions were significantly more likely to fill them than patients given paper prescriptions at a major urban hospital, a study showed.