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Descriptor English: Self Medication
Descriptor Spanish: Automedicación
Descriptor automedicación
Entry term(s) hábitos de consumo de medicamentos
Scope note: Autoadministración de medicamentos no prescritos por el médico o de una manera no dirigida por el médico.
Descriptor Portuguese: Automedicação
Descriptor French: Automédication
Entry term(s): Medication, Self
Medications, Self
Self Medications
Tree number(s): E02.319.900
E02.900.900
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012651
Scope note: The self administration of medication not prescribed by a physician or in a manner not directed by a physician.
Annotation: differentiate from SELF ADMINISTRATION & SELF CARE (see note there)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68(65)
DeCS ID: 13037
Unique ID: D012651
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/05/23
Self Medication - Preferred
Concept UI M0019616
Scope note The self administration of medication not prescribed by a physician or in a manner not directed by a physician.
Preferred term Self Medication
Entry term(s) Medication, Self
Medications, Self
Self Medications



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