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Laurence Goldberg FRPharmS

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    In unit-dose dispensing, medication is dispensed in single doses in packages that are ready to administer to the patient. It can be used for medicines administered by any route, but oral, parenteral, and respiratory routes are especially common. The system provides a fully closed-loop process where the patient, the drug and the healthcare professional are identified by machine readable codes and the drug administration process is linked directly to the electronic prescription and is fully recorded There are many variations of unit-dose dispensing. As just one example, when doctors w
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    In unit-dose dispensing, medication is dispensed in single doses in packages that are ready to administer to the patient. It can be used for medicines administered by any route, but oral, parenteral, and respiratory routes are especially common. The system provides a fully closed loop process where the patient, the drug and the healthcare professional are identified by machine readable codes and the drug administration process is linked directly to the electronic prescription. and is fully recorded There are many variations of unit-dose dispensing. As just one example, when physici
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    By the way, we call this service 'medicines reconciliation'
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    Pharmacists in U.K. hospitals take a medication history when a patient is first admitted to hospital. This will identify all prescribed medicines and medicines that the patient has bought in a pharmacy.The pharmacist then ensures that appropriate medication is made available for these inpatients.
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