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    Does anyone know what the difference is between prescription drug management and Drug therapy/intensive monitoring. Audit wise, these have two levels of risk.

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    Default Drug therapy requiring intensive monitoring for toxicity

    This usually means an IV of a high risk drug, Tkanse, Dilantin, heparin, Magnesium Sulfate, nitro, etc.
    Prescription drug management is usually a schedule drug that is not a "high risk" drug, that can include IM's such as Rocephin.
    Hope this helps

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