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Recommendations for terminology, abbreviations and symbols used in medicines documentation

This document is a revision of the Recommendations for Terminology, Abbreviations and Symbols used in the Prescribing and Administration of Medicines (2011). The revision is based on reported adverse events and international trends in error-prone abbreviations. This document aligns with information outlined in the National guidelines for the on-screen display of clinical medicines information.

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Publication year
2016
Resource type
Publication, report or update
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