Purushottam B Thapa
Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
- P.R.N. (As-needed) orders and exposure of psychiatric inpatients to unnecessary psychotropic medicationsPurushottam B Thapa
Department of Psychiatry, Slot 554, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:1282-6. 2003..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether the practice of writing standing p.r.n. (as-needed) orders exposes psychiatric inpatients to unnecessary psychotropic medications...