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Premedication MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Premedication
Tree Number(s)
E02.319.703
Unique ID
D011292
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011292
Annotation
coord IM with specific drug /‌ther use (IM); includes anti-anxiety medication; does not include antibiotic premedication ( = ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS)
Scope Note
Preliminary administration of a drug preceding a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure. The commonest types of premedication are antibiotics (ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS) and anti-anxiety agents. It does not include PREANESTHETIC MEDICATION.
Previous Indexing
specific drug/therapeutic use (1966-1968)
See Also
Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Preanesthetic Medication
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(69)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/05/31
Premedication Preferred
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