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    What Is Nursing?

    In some states, the terms “nurse” or “nursery” can only be used in conjunction with the practice of a registered nurse or licensed practical or professional nurse (LPN / LVN). Because nurses are responsible for evaluating patients during their care, even before and after medication administration, medication adjustments are often made through a concerted effort by the physician and nurse. Regardless of the doctor, nurses are legally responsible for the medicines they administer. There may be legal implications when there is a prescription error and the nurse can be expected to have noticed and reported the error. In the United States, nurses have the right to refuse any drug administration…