When Over the Counter Medicines Become Drugs

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Lecture Overview

Medicines that do not need to be medically obtained via a prescription can still be misused and even abused. Over the counter medicines can be purchased from pharmacies, health food retailers and even supermarkets. The most common culprits include medicines that are frequently administered by nurses. Found out why these substances are fraught with danger.
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CPD59m of CPD
First Published23 October 2017
Updated23 October 2017
Expires
21 September 2018
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Medication Safety
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Rehabilitation
Community Nursing
Primary Health Care