For introductory courses in the study of Health Professions, and technical training programs focused on health care.This reference book provides basic background on the desired effects and side effects of different kinds of medication, and is written for the non-licensed caregiver--with little or no nursing/medical training--working primarily in an assisted living environment. It focuses on the techniques of dispensing medicine to the elderly, and emphasizes important skills related to preparation, safety and documentation procedures.
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This pocket handbook serves as an invaluable how-to guide to dispensing medicine--to the elderly in particular. It familiarizes readers with the desired effects and various side effects of certain medication, and introduces caregivers to the important skills required for preparation, safety, and documentation procedures. Topics include receiving medicine from the pharmacy; prescription labels; storing, handling, and disposing of controlled substances; and observing patient vital signs. For non-licensed caregivers, with little or no medical training, who are assisting others with their medications.
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