Based on content from the best-selling Nursing2017 Drug Handbook, the Nursing Drug Handbook App is meticulously reviewed by pharmacists and nurses and updated weekly to provide the most current, relevant information that practicing nurses and students need to know to administer medications safely in any healthcare setting.

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Always confirm your patient’s identity prior to giving any eye medication by verifying name and date of birth. Obtain the correct medication and double check that the correct drop is in your hand by reading the label. Refer to your facility’s policy on expiration dates to determine if a medication can still be used.

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