medication systemsmedical dictionary

Overall systems, traditional or automated, to provide medication to patients.

(12 Dec 1998)

medication systems, hospitalmedical dictionary

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.

(12 Dec 1998)