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Medicines and prescribing 

Medicines and prescribing
Medicines and prescribing

Chantal Simon

, Hazel Everitt

, Françoise van Dorp

, and Matt Burkes

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date: 23 October 2019

NHS prescriptions

Writing prescriptions

Cost-effective prescribing

Medicines management and concordance

Repeat prescribing

Adverse drug reactions


Controlled drugs

Prescribing for special groups

Complementary medicine

A doctor is a man who writes prescriptions till the patient either dies or is cured by nature’

John Taylor (1694–1761)...

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