These best practice guidelines are related only to nursing practice and not intended to take into account fiscal efficiencies. These guidelines are not binding for nurses and their use should be flexible to accommodate client/family wishes and local circumstances. They neither constitute a liability or discharge from liability.
While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the contents at the time of publication, neither the authors nor the HSFO or RNAO give any guarantee as to the accuracy of the information contained in them nor accept any liability, with respect to loss, damage, injury or expense arising from any such errors or
omission in the contents of this work. The views expressed in this guideline do not necessarily reflect those of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Any reference throughout the document to specific pharmaceutical products as examples does not imply endorsement of any of these products.