A physician writes a PRN medication order. Which of the following should be included in the order?

Frequency
Indication
Order date
Route

Explanation

•Physician signature, patient's full name, drug name and indication, dosage, route, time schedule, order date and time should be included in all medication orders.

•Indication should always be included on a PRN medication order.

•Possible adverse reactions and allergies are not included in medication orders.

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