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Creams and ointments

Watch this video to understand how cream and ointments doses should be measured.

OK, so now we know how to measure liquid dosage forms, but what about medicines that need to be applied onto the resident’s skin?

It’s often difficult to know how much of a cream or ointment is a ‘dose’. Watch this video for guidelines on how to measure these formulations.

This information will come in useful for the final steps of this week. You can come back to, pause or replay the video as you need.

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Medicine Administration for Carers

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