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Prescribing 

Prescribing
Chapter:
Prescribing
Author(s):

Tim Raine

, George Collins

, Catriona Hall

, Nina Hjelde

, James Dawson

, Stephan Sanders

, and Simon Eccles

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198813538.003.0004
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date: 25 August 2019

This chapter explores prescribing, including general considerations in prescribing, how to prescribe, best practice, drug interactions, reporting adverse drug reactions, special considerations, controlled drugs, enzyme inducers and inhibitors, endocarditis prophylaxis, night sedation, steroid therapy, topical corticosteroids, empirical antibiotic treatment, and Clostridium difficile (C. diff).

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