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Prescription

    A prescription, as is well known, is a physician's order for the preparation and administration of a drug or device for a patient.

RELATED TERMS
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Prescription
A prescription, as is well known, is a physician's order for the preparation and administration of a drug or device for a patient.

Administration
The planning and managing of programs, services, and resources.

Device
Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.



SIMILAR TERMS
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Presamine
Presamine is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): imipramine hydrochloride.

Presbycusis
Hearing loss due to old age.

Presbyopia
The eye's gradually decreasing ability to focus on nearby objects. Presbyopia is a normal part of aging and affects virtually everyone, usually becoming noticeable after age 40. People with presbyopia typically hold reading materials at arm's length in order to bring the words into focus. They may experience headaches or eyestrain while reading, viewing a computer screen, or doing close work. Presbyopia can be corrected with reading glasses, bifocal or variable focus lenses, or contact lenses. Using bright, direct light when reading is also helpful.

Presbyterian Health Center
The Presbyterian Health Center is a hospital in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA).

Presbyterian Healthcare System
Presbyterian Healthcare System is a hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina (USA).

Presbyterian Hemby Children's Hospital
The Presbyterian Hemby Children's Hospital is a hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

Presbyterian Hospital
The Presbyterian Hospital is a hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

Presbyterian Hospital-Huntersville
The Presbyterian Hospital-Huntersville is a hospital in Huntersville, North Carolina, United States.

Presbyterian Hospital-Matthews
The Presbyterian Hospital-Matthews is a hospital in Matthews, North Carolina, United States.

Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
The Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital is a hospital in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Presbyterian Medical Center-Pa
The Presbyterian Medical Center-Pa is a hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Prescription drug
A drug requiring a prescription, a physician's order. By comparison with an over-the-counter drug.

Prescription medicine
The written direction for drugs for medicinal use, given by the doctor, dentist and nurse to the patient, for dispensation by the pharmacist.

Presentation Health System
Presentation Health System is a hospital in Yankton, South Dakota (USA).

Presidente Prudente doctors
All doctors near Presidente Prudente, Brazil. Doctors who can assist a patient in Presidente Prudente.

Pressured speech
Speech that is increased in amount, accelerated, and difficult or impossible to interrupt. Usually it is also loud and emphatic. Frequently the person talks without any social stimulation and may continue to talk even though no one is listening.

Preston doctors
All doctors near Preston, Great Britain. Doctors who can assist a patient in Preston.

Preston Memorial Hospital
Preston Memorial Hospital is a hospital in Kingwood, West Virginia (USA).

Presynaptic
Pertaining to the area on the proximal side of a synaptic cleft.



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Para-aortic
Beside the aorta.

Pregnancy hormones
Any of the hormones involved in regulating pregnancy, including progesterone and estrogen as well as human chorionic gonadotropin andhuman placental lactogen.

Paramedic
Paramedics, are Advanced Cardiac Life Support Personnel with training in early and advanced triage, BCLS, ACLS, invasive procedures, drug therapy, advanced field diagnostics, patient packaging/transport and advanced first aid. Paramedics are traditionally found in an ambulance. Although Paramedics are technically EMT's (EMT-P versus EMT-B) most people refer to them separately.

Pathogen
A disease causing organism. It can be viral, bacterial, fungal or other items such as prions... The seriousness of the disease is measured as its pathogenicity. How likely/contagious it is, is called virulence.

PSVT
Parosysmal Ventricular Tachycardia. A sporadic form of Ventricular Tachycardia.

Prescription

Palliative
Controlling symptoms without curing the disease.

Pallor
Pale appearance of the skin.

Palpate
To feel with the fingers.

Palpebra
The eyelid.

Panacea
A remedy for all diseases.

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