Manual of Admitting Orders and Therapeutics

Manual of Admitting Orders and Therapeutics by Eric B. Larson

ISBN10: 0721633528
ISBN13: 978-0721633527
Author: Eric B. Larson
Title: Manual of Admitting Orders and Therapeutics
Publisher: W B Saunders Co Ltd (July 1981)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1370 kb
Size PDF: 1355 kb
Rating: 3.5/5
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Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences

Manual of Admitting Orders and Therapeutics by Eric B. Larson



This step-by-step tool effectively teaches how to write clear, complete, easy-to-follow admitting orders. Each component of a "perfect" admitting order is discussed in detail. Over 70 examples illustrate orders for common medical conditions as well as other commonly prescribed procedures. A separate, quick-reference section offers helpful prescribing information for over 500 drugs. The 4th Edition contains new orders for AIDS, unstable angina, myocardial infarction, and others, to reflect the latest developments in medical treatments.
  • Sample orders include a rationale for each entry demonstrating its purpose
  • A section on therapeutic agents serves as a convenient, up-to-date source of information when writing medication orders
  • The principles illustrated by the sample admitting orders are applicable to all aspects of medical order writing, including revisions of original orders and verbal orders
  • Contains the latest information about medical order writing and related drugs and procedures
  • New orders for AIDS, unstable angina, myocardial infarction and others are included to reflect the latest developments in medical treatments
  • New diagnoses have been added to reflect changing patterns in the illnesses most commonly encountered

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