Examining nurses' decision process for medication management in home care.

@article{Kovner2005ExaminingND,
  title={Examining nurses' decision process for medication management in home care.},
  author={Christine Tassone Kovner and Joyce Prieto Bezerra Menezes and Judith D. Goldberg},
  journal={Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={
          379-85
        }
}
BACKGROUND The process of medication management within home care agencies was prospectively described, with a focus on the nurse's role and critical points in the process. The process the nurse must follow includes preparing, checking, and administering medications; updating knowledge of medications; monitoring the effectiveness of treatment; reporting adverse reactions; and teaching patients about their drugs. PROCESSES FOR MEDICATION MANAGEMENT IN HOME HEALTH CARE The steps that home health… CONTINUE READING

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