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Medication Ethical Dilemmas

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One ethical issue which raised its head a few years ago and has resulted in changes to the way medication is administered was the covert crushing of medications and adding them to jam or other foods to disguise them when an individual declined to take their medication. This was considered unethical, unfair deceitful and often dangerous and is now forbidden. Medication which is crushed can be dangerous (slow release medicines can hit the system all in one go causing collapse and serious illness) and give it in this hidden manner takes away a person's right to choose. When such situations arise follow organizational Policy &Procedures on how to deal with differing situations, working within your level of organization, seek guidance from senior,
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