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is it safe having an order for nursing home staff to give additional bp pill if over 150? couldnt they give it too often or close to other?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Safe: It is generally safe as orders are specific and accurate, hence any medication should not be given too close together. Unless a gross human error occurs.
Answered on Sep 7, 2019

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