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Reason for prescription

Last revised: 17 Jun 2020

Like ‘Reason for visit’, ‘Reason for prescription’ is rarely captured clinical information systems, which can lead to:

  • Over or under prescribing
  • Unnecessary hospitalisations due to lack of patient understanding.

Entering a ‘Reason for prescription’ as structured data where clinically relevant can improve the quality of the patient health record.

This event attracts CPD points and can be self recorded

Did you know you can now log your CPD with a click of a button?

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