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Inappropriate Prescribing

"Inappropriate Prescribing" 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.

The practice of administering medications in a manner that poses more risk than benefit, particularly where safer alternatives exist.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Inappropriate Prescribing" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Inappropriate Prescribing" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 113 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2017 and 2020
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