New prescription format in India: Doctors Prescriptions in all CAPS Soon

With an end goal to support a standard, uniform and clear prescription for better safety of patients, the Medical Council of India (MCI) has come up with a new prescription format that ought to be trailed by every single allopathic doctors across the nation and the move has been hailed by numerous.

The new prescription format which is accessible on the website of MCI teaches doctors to write prescriptions clearly and in capital letters.

This new move from MCI will help patients in better understanding the medications they are consuming. Since doctors write in a sprawling, the greater part of the patients are not able to read what they have been prescribed. Hence, prescription in capital letters will ensure better clarity.

Also, the new format will decrease the prescription mistakes.