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Descriptor English: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
Descriptor Spanish: Programas de Monitoreo de Medicamentos Recetados
Descriptor Portuguese: Programas de Monitoramento de Prescrição de Medicamentos
Descriptor French: Programmes de surveillance des médicaments d'ordonnance
Entry term(s): Monitoring, Prescription
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
Prescription Monitoring
Prescription Monitorings
Tree number(s): E05.337.800.800
N02.421.668.320.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073958
Scope note: Programs, usually run by state governments, that require pharmacists to collect and distribute data on the prescription and dispensation of CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES. They are intended to prevent the abuse of such substances by the patient, or their transfer to recreational users and drug dealers.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 2018
History Note: 2018
Related: Prescription Drug Misuse MeSH
DeCS ID: 57208
Unique ID: D000073958
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/11
Revision Date: 2017/07/03
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs - Preferred
Concept UI M000625085
Scope note Programs, usually run by state governments, that require pharmacists to collect and distribute data on the prescription and dispensation of CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES. They are intended to prevent the abuse of such substances by the patient, or their transfer to recreational users and drug dealers.
Preferred term Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
Entry term(s) Monitoring, Prescription
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
Prescription Monitoring
Prescription Monitorings



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