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Chapter-09 Medication Administration

BOOK TITLE: Pocket Clinical Guide for Nursing Students

Author
1. Prakash P
ISBN
9789352701933
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/14242_10
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
3
Author Affiliations
1. College of Nursing, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India
Chapter keywords
Medication administration record, MAR, universal hospital identity, UHID, medicine, injection, triple check method

Abstract

This chapter talks about the medication administration. Keep medication administration record (MAR) to the bedside along with patient. Patient has to be identified by universal hospital identity (UHID) number. Require medicine has to be taken out from the bedside locker. Prepare injections has to be labeled one by one. Abbreviations used in regard with time of medication administration and abbreviations used in regard with hours of medication administration are also discussed in the table format.

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