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Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
Tree Number(s)
E05.337.800.800
N02.421.668.320.600
Unique ID
D000073958
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
Prescription Monitoring
See Also
Prescription Drug Misuse
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2020/06/17
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