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List A - narcotic and poison medicines.

List B - strong medicines.

These medicines are kept in the safe.

Other medicines are keep in the cabinets, marked as external use, internal use, parenteral.

Signs in the journal should been done after each duty.

Reserve of narcotic drugs should accord to 3 days needs of the department, poisons 5 days, strong medicine 10 days. Temperature regimen should been observed.

Light-sensitive medicines keep in the dark safe.

Odorous substances keep separately in the tightly closed safe.

Decoctions, extracts, emulsions, antibiotics, suppositories are keep in special refrigerators with +2 to +10 degrees.

Poisons, narcotic medicines, strong medicine are strongly taken into account in the special book ( pages are numerated, stitched, signed by chief and certified by hospital signet).



Parts of a Prescription

The word "prescription" stems from the Latin term praescriptus. Praescriptus is made up of two Latin word parts, prae-, a prefix meaning before, and scribere, a word root meaning to write. Putting it all together, prescription means "to write before," which reflects the historical fact that a prescription traditionally had to be written before a drug could be mixed and administered to a patient.

Many ancient prescriptions were noted for their multiple ingredients and complexity of preparation. The importance of the prescription and the need for complete understanding and accuracy made it imperative that a universal and standard language be used. Thus, Latin was adopted, and its use was continued until approximately a generation ago.

Present day prescription are written in English, with doses given in the metric system, but often you still find contracted Latin words and Roman numerals intertwined. The ancient "Rx" and the Latin "Signatura," abbreviated as Sig., and the occasional Roman numeral are all that remain of the ancient art of the prescription.

A prescription is a written order for compounding, dispensing, and administering drugs to a specific client or patient and once it is signed by the physician it becomes a legal document! Prescriptions are required for all medications that require the supervision of a physician, that must be controlled because they are addictive and carry the potential of being abused, and that could cause health threats from side effects if taken incorrectly, for example heart medications (cardiac drugs), insulin, and antibiotics.


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