The rational use of psychoactive substances
G Hussein Rassool Professor of Addiction and Mental Health, College of Nursing, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Health professionals have a responsibility to ensure the rational use of prescribed psychoactive medicines. The appropriate use of these drugs has become a cause for concern in the UK because of increased consumption. This article discusses irrational prescribing and the implications for practice.
Nursing Standard. 19, 21, 45-51. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.02.19.21.45.c3797Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review