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Formularies as Topic

"Formularies as Topic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Lists of drugs or collections of recipes, formulas, and prescriptions for the compounding of medicinal preparations. Formularies differ from PHARMACOPOEIAS in that they are less complete, lacking full descriptions of the drugs, their formulations, analytic composition, chemical properties, etc. In hospitals, formularies list all drugs commonly stocked in the hospital pharmacy.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Formularies as Topic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Formularies as Topic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 50 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2006
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