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Medication Reconciliation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Medication Reconciliation
Tree Number(s)
E02.319.529.500
N02.421.450.500.500
N04.452.528.460
N04.590.656
Unique ID
D059065
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059065
Scope Note
The formal process of obtaining a complete and accurate list of each patient's current home medications including name, dosage, frequency, and route of administration, and comparing admission, transfer, and/or discharge medication orders to that list. The reconciliation is done to avoid medication errors.
Previous Indexing
Medication Errors/prevention & control (2003-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Medication Reconciliation Preferred
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