Older people with confusion: capacity to consent and the administration of medicines
Jan Dewing Consultant Nurse, Milton Keynes General NHS Trust and PCT and Associate Fellow, RCN Practice Development
The author examines capacity, consent and other key issues in relation to the administration of medicines to older people with confusion. It suggests there is much that can be done to improve the way in which nursing practice assesses and promotes therapeutic alliances between older people and medicines.
Nursing Older People.
14, 8, 23-29.
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