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Nurses' reported use of standing orders in primary health care settings.

@article{Wilkinson2015NursesRU,
  title={Nurses' reported use of standing orders in primary health care settings.},
  author={Jill Wilkinson},
  journal={Journal of primary health care},
  year={2015},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={
          34-41
        }
}
  • Jill Wilkinson
  • Published in
    Journal of primary health…
    2015
  • Medicine
  • INTRODUCTION The Medicines (Standing Order) Amendment Regulations 2011 allow medicines to be supplied or administered to a patient by a nurse in the absence of a medical practitioner and without a prescription. Regulations have been in place since 2002, but no substantive research has occurred in New Zealand concerning their use. AIM This paper reports a survey of registered nurses (RNs) who work in primary health care (PHC) settings and explores aspects of their practice relating to their… CONTINUE READING

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