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Can a community psychatric nurse stop medication if a patient refuses treatment and they are on a shared care performer?

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Dr. Susan Downs
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In brief: Do what is best for

a nurse works under her doctor's license.
A doctor may not want the legal responsibility for a patient who is non compliance, and may remove medications which may cause problems if used inappropriately or that interact with other behaviors physician sees as possibly harmful to the patient.

In brief: Do what is best for

a nurse works under her doctor's license.
A doctor may not want the legal responsibility for a patient who is non compliance, and may remove medications which may cause problems if used inappropriately or that interact with other behaviors physician sees as possibly harmful to the patient.
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