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Drug Prescriptions MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Drug Prescriptions
Tree Number(s)
E02.319.307
N02.421.668.778.500
Unique ID
D011307
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011307
Annotation
general; do not confuse the concept of "prescription" with the drug prescribed; do not index here routinely for every "prescribed" drug; do not confuse with DRUG COMPOUNDING: prescribing is by the MD, compounding is by the pharmacist or drug company; note category: do not confuse with PRESCRIPTION DRUGS; DRUG PRESCRIPTIONS are the written directions for obtaining drugs; PRESCRIPTION DRUGS are the drugs that are prescribed
Scope Note
Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.
Entry Term(s)
Drug Prescribing
Drug Prescription
See Also
Legislation, Drug
Public MeSH Note
2009; see PRESCRIPTIONS, DRUG 1978-2008; see PRESCRIPTIONS 1963-1977
History Note
2009(1963)
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/26
Drug Prescriptions Preferred
Drug Prescribing Related
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