This page answers the question, "What is a Prescription?"
A prescription (℞) is a written order by a physician or medical doctor to a pharmacist in the form of medication instructions for an individual patient.
It can also be defined as an order to take certain medications.
A prescription has legal implications; this means the prescriber must assume his responsibility for the clinical care of the patient.
Recently, the term “prescription” has known a wider usage being used for clinical assessments, laboratory tests or imaging studies.
Unfortunately many handwritten prescriptions are illegible. It is believed that illegible prescriptions kill more than 7,000 patients every year.
Physicians use many abbreviations derived from Latin phrases and these must be understood correctly by the pharmacist.
However, abbreviations should be used cautiously because many of them carry an increased risk for confusion.
There are also established conventions for prescription-writing, in order to avoid any misinterpretation. Some of these conventions are:
In case of an illegible handwritten prescription, the pharmacist or technician must contact the physician who wrote it for clarifications.
Another reason the pharmacist may want to contact the physician is in the case of suspected Forgery.
Grab this Collection of over 20 E-Books!
So, you've found this page and you're wondering "What is the Premium PharmTech Package and Why Am I Going to Invest in it "STAT"?"
Clearly you need to know how this Premium Collection of e-Books and e-Reports has the potential to impact your life, improve your career, your job satisfaction, your workplace relationships, and maybe even your income. Can an collection of digital downloads do that? Read on...
This Fantastic Collection of over 20 e-Books and e-Reports is Hand-picked just for you. You see, I'm pretty sure I know something about you...
What would you pay to learn...
Imagine, just for a moment, what work would look like for you, after you invest in yourself and get this VALUABLE, JAM-PACKED e-Book Package... and apply what you've learned...
These examples are just the "tip of the iceberg" on all the stellar content you will soon be reading and applying.
While you're sitting there reading this page, you begin to understand why you can't afford to waste any more time getting less than everything you deserve in your pharmacy tech career.
As you think about what you need in your career, you begin to realize that you have only one choice to make, and that is to invest in yourself and grab this Premium PharmTech Package.
Scroll down to see all of the resources (PDF digital downloads) included in this UNBELIEVABLE Deal...
Premium PharmTech Package
Powerful and Invaluable Knowledge from an
Experienced Pharmacy Insider is YOURS
Take Months off your Learning Curve!
Let this Premium E-Book Package
help you NOT have to reinvent the Wheel!
Invest in yourself and your career!
You are clicking on the "Buy It Now" button ;)
and Checking Out Now
(before this SPECIAL OFFER goes AWAY for Good)
This page, "What is a Prescription?" discusses what a prescription is, the main things on a prescription, prescriber's handwriting, suspected forgeries, and more.
Didn't find what you were looking for? Use the box below to search this entire site.
Dec 06, 17 11:16 PM
How do you set this up to solve to find the days supply?
Nov 27, 17 11:39 PM
Neurontin 300 mg tablets #15 1 tab po qod What is the days supply?
Nov 27, 17 11:25 PM
Take One Tablet by Mouth Every 4 Hours As Needed for Pain Not To Exceed 6 Per Day
Nov 18, 17 07:44 PM
Pharmacy Technician Cover Letters - The basic format to use when writing your Cover Letter, as well as what to write to make sure your resume gets moved into the "interview" pile.
Nov 18, 17 06:16 PM
If you have 20 pills and you take 1.5 a days what's the days supply
Nov 18, 17 06:05 PM
Your pharmacy stocks stavudine in bottles of 30 capsules. How many capsules would you need to dispense for a 90 day supply?
Nov 18, 17 02:17 AM
Duties and Responsibilities of the Hospital Pharmacy Technician.
Nov 18, 17 01:20 AM
This page discusses how Pharmacy Technicians use the Metric System of Measurement.
Nov 04, 17 10:37 PM
What is the days supply on advair 250/50 #1 - 1 puff q12h?
Oct 29, 17 10:40 PM
Pharmacy Root Cause Analysis (RCA) - What is an RCA? How can it help PharmTechs and Save Lives?
Oct 29, 17 10:12 PM
Controlled Substance Pharmacy Technician - Responsibilities, Qualifications, A Day in the Life, and Work Advantages
Oct 29, 17 09:54 PM
This page explains IV Infusion Calculations you may use in your job as a Pharmacy Technician.
Oct 29, 17 09:41 PM
How many days should 35 Norco last me if I was given #35 at 1 every 4-6 hours?
Oct 27, 17 08:01 PM
This page discusses ways of Improving Pharmacy Safety Culture - Focusing on Work Environment, Processes and Procedures, not Personnel
Oct 15, 17 04:54 PM
In D10W, how much dextrose is in a 250mL bag?