A nurse receives the following order from a physician: "Give Macrobid po t.i.d. with meals." Which of the following elements is missing from this prescription?

 

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- The dose of the medication

- The dates to give the medication

- The patients allergies

- The patients response to the medication

Rationale

The order listed is missing the dose to be administered. The physician must always write the name, dose, route, and time of the medication with a prescription order. In this case, the nurse would need to clarify the order.

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