How Do I Check Drugs Before Administration?
Checking a drug before administration is not just a “good idea” but also a legal requirement in all states of Australia (and probably internationally).
The 5 “Drug Rights” should be performed, including:
Right Time; and
On top of this, I also include the patient’s “Right to refusal” – always check that the patient gives you consent to inject them or administer a certain drug.
Check that the drug is in date.