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Storage and safe use of medicines on farm
  1. John Carr and
  2. Jenny Smith

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To ensure the safety of staff and animals on farm, all medicines need to be stored in a safe place, labelled appropriately, kept at the recommended temperature, transported carefully and administered according to the manufacturers' instructions. Giving examples of both good and bad practice, John Carr and Jenny Smith describe the precautions that should be taken by farm staff and veterinary surgeons when handling medicines to maintain a safe working environment and provide the best animal care.

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