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Chapter 1 13. S, O, O, O, S, S 14. Right Drug- the medication order has to be checked against the medication label three times before giving the medication Right Dose- Always confirm that the dosage amount is appropriate for the patient's age and size Right Time- give the medications no more than half an hour before or after the actual time specified in the prescriber's order Right Route and Form- Confirm the appropriateness of the prescribed route while also making sure the patient can take the medication by the prescribed route. Right Patient- Use at least 2 identifiers to verify the patient is receiving the correct dosage and medication Right Documentation- Document administration only after the medication has been given including the time, route, and vital signs Medication Errors- Both patient-related and system-related factors must always be
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  • Spring '14
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