"Metoprolol, 5 mg IV, Now" is which type of medication order?


•Stat orders should be initiated immediately for urgent problems.

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•A standing order, or protocol, establishes guidelines for administering medications in specific situations with specific criteria. Standard orders are for routine and scheduled medications.

PRN, or as-needed, orders are prescribed for a specific patient need and are administered based on the nurse's judgement.

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