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Descriptor in English: Drug Prescriptions
Descriptor in Spanish: Prescripciones de Medicamentos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Prescrições de Medicamentos
Descriptor in French: Ordonnances médicamenteuses
Entry term(s): Drug Prescribing
Drug Prescribings
Drug Prescription
Prescribing, Drug
Prescribings, Drug
Tree number(s): E02.319.307
N02.421.668.778.500
VS2.002.004.004
Scope note: Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.
Annotation: general; do not confuse the concept of "prescription" with the drug prescribed; do not index here routinely for every "prescribed" drug; do not confuse with DRUG COMPOUNDING: prescribing is by the MD, compounding is by the pharmacist or drug company; note category: do not confuse with PRESCRIPTION DRUGS; DRUG PRESCRIPTIONS are the written directions for obtaining drugs; PRESCRIPTION DRUGS are the drugs that are prescribed
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
NU nursing
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
VE veterinary
History Note: 2009(1963)
See also the descriptors: Legislation, Drug MeSH
DeCS UI: 11742
Descriptor UI: D011307
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/26
Drug Prescriptions - Preferred
Concept UI M0017559
Scope note Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.
Preferred term Drug Prescriptions
Entry term(s) Drug Prescription
Drug Prescribing - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000607197
Preferred term Drug Prescribing
Entry term(s) Drug Prescribings
Prescribing, Drug
Prescribings, Drug



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