Guide to Good Prescribing - A Practical Manual
(1994; 115 pages) [French] [Spanish] View the PDF document
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View the documentCHECKLIST 1. Eye drops
View the documentCHECKLIST 2. Eye ointment
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View the documentCHECKLIST 4. Nasal drops
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View the documentCHECKLIST 6. Transdermal patch
View the documentCHECKLIST 7. Aerosol
View the documentCHECKLIST 8. Inhaler with capsules
View the documentCHECKLIST 9. Suppository
View the documentCHECKLIST 10. Vaginal tablet with applicator
View the documentCHECKLIST 11. Vaginal tablet without applicator
View the documentCHECKLIST 12. Applying vaginal creams, ointments and gels
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CHECKLIST 4. Nasal drops

1. Blow the nose.

2. Sit down and tilt head backward strongly or lie down with a pillow under the shoulders; keep head straight.

3. Insert the dropper one centimeter into the nostril.

4. Apply the amount of drops prescribed.

5. Immediately afterward tilt head forward strongly (head between knees).

6. Sit up after a few seconds, the drops will then drip into the pharynx.

7. Repeat the procedure for the other nostril, if necessary.

8. Rinse the dropper with boiled water.


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