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Descriptor English: Deprescriptions
Descriptor Spanish: Deprescripciones
Descriptor deprescripciones
Scope note: Direcciones escritas para suspender el uso de medicamentos para reducir medicamentos innecesarios y/o excesivos (véase la POLIFARMACIA), EFECTOS SECUNDARIOS del medicamento y REACCIONES ADVERSAS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Desprescrições
Descriptor French: Déprescriptions
Entry term(s): Deprescribing
Deprescription
Tree number(s): E02.319.243
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000069340
Scope note: Directions written to discontinue use of PRESCRIPTION DRUGS in order to reduce unnecessary and/or excessive medications (see POLYPHARMACY), DRUG SIDE EFFECTS and ADVERSE DRUG REACTION.
Previous Indexing: Drug Prescriptions (2007-2015)
Public MeSH Note: 2016
History Note: 2016
Related: Inappropriate Prescribing MeSH
Potentially Inappropriate Medication List MeSH
DeCS ID: 56040
Unique ID: D000069340
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Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/06
Revision Date: 2015/06/26
Deprescriptions - Preferred
Concept UI M000605491
Scope note Directions written to discontinue use of PRESCRIPTION DRUGS in order to reduce unnecessary and/or excessive medications (see POLYPHARMACY), DRUG SIDE EFFECTS and ADVERSE DRUG REACTION.
Preferred term Deprescriptions
Entry term(s) Deprescription
Deprescribing - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000605486
Preferred term Deprescribing



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