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Medication Systems, Hospital MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Medication Systems, Hospital
Tree Number(s)
N04.452.442.452.675
N04.452.528.473
Unique ID
D008510
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008510
Annotation
an organizational concept in hospital patient care for providing medication; do not confuse with DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS
Scope Note
Overall systems, traditional or automated, to provide medication to patients in hospitals. Elements of the system are: handling the physician's order, transcription of the order by nurse and/or pharmacist, filling the medication order, transfer to the nursing unit, and administration to the patient.
Entry Version
MEDICATION SYSTEMS HOSP
Entry Term(s)
Drug Distribution System, Hospital
Drug Distribution Systems, Hospital
Hospital Drug Distribution Systems
Hospital Medication System
Hospital Medication Systems
Hospital Unit Dose Drug Distribution System
Hospital Unit Dose Drug Distribution Systems
Medication System, Hospital
System Hospital Medication
Systems, Medication Hospital
NLM Classification #
WX 179
Previous Indexing
Pharmacy Service, Hospital (1966-1967)
See Also
Clinical Pharmacy Information Systems
Medical Order Entry Systems
Public MeSH Note
78; was HOSPITAL MEDICATION SYSTEMS 1968-77
Online Note
use MEDICATION SYSTEMS, HOSPITAL to search HOSPITAL MEDICATION SYSTEMS 1968-77
History Note
78; was HOSPITAL MEDICATION SYSTEMS 1968-77
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/09
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