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Indicates that a medication product is to be or has been dispensed for a named person/patient. This includes a description of the medication product (supply) provided and the instructions for administering the medication. The medication dispense is the result of a pharmacy system responding to a medication order.


id0..1stringLogical id of this artifact
meta0..1MetaMetadata about the resource
implicitRules0..1uriA set of rules under which this content was created
language0..1codeLanguage of the resource content
text0..1NarrativeText summary of the resource, for human interpretation
contained0..*ResourceContained, inline Resources
extension0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
modifierExtension0..*ExtensionExtensions that cannot be ignored
identifier0..*IdentifierExternal identifier
partOf0..*ReferenceEvent that dispense is part of
status1..1codepreparation | in-progress | cancelled | on-hold | completed | entered-in-error | stopped | declined | unknown
statusReason[x]0..1CodeableConceptWhy a dispense was not performed
category0..1CodeableConceptType of medication dispense
medication[x]1..1CodeableConceptWhat medication was supplied
subject0..1ReferenceWho the dispense is for
context0..1ReferenceEncounter / Episode associated with event
supportingInformation0..*ReferenceInformation that supports the dispensing of the medication
performer0..*BackboneElementWho performed event
location0..1ReferenceWhere the dispense occurred
authorizingPrescription0..*ReferenceMedication order that authorizes the dispense
type0..1CodeableConceptTrial fill, partial fill, emergency fill, etc.
quantity0..1QuantityAmount dispensed
daysSupply0..1QuantityAmount of medication expressed as a timing amount
whenPrepared0..1dateTimeWhen product was packaged and reviewed
whenHandedOver0..1dateTimeWhen product was given out
destination0..1ReferenceWhere the medication was sent
receiver0..*ReferenceWho collected the medication
note0..*AnnotationInformation about the dispense
dosageInstruction0..*DosageHow the medication is to be used by the patient or administered by the caregiver
substitution0..1BackboneElementWhether a substitution was performed on the dispense
detectedIssue0..*ReferenceClinical issue with action
eventHistory0..*ReferenceA list of relevant lifecycle events

Search Parameters

codetokenReturns dispenses of this medicine codeMedicationDispense.medication
identifiertokenReturns dispenses with this external identifierMedicationDispense.identifier
patientreferenceThe identity of a patient to list dispenses forMedicationDispense.subject
medicationreferenceReturns dispenses of this medicine resourceMedicationDispense.medication
statustokenReturns dispenses with a specified dispense statusMedicationDispense.status
contextreferenceReturns dispenses with a specific context (episode or episode of care)MedicationDispense.context
destinationreferenceReturns dispenses that should be sent to a specific destinationMedicationDispense.destination
performerreferenceReturns dispenses performed by a specific
prescriptionreferenceThe identity of a prescription to list dispenses fromMedicationDispense.authorizingPrescription
receiverreferenceThe identity of a receiver to list dispenses forMedicationDispense.receiver
responsiblepartyreferenceReturns dispenses with the specified responsible partyMedicationDispense.substitution.responsibleParty
subjectreferenceThe identity of a patient for whom to list dispensesMedicationDispense.subject
typetokenReturns dispenses of a specific typeMedicationDispense.type
whenhandedoverdateReturns dispenses handed over on this dateMedicationDispense.whenHandedOver
whenprepareddateReturns dispenses prepared on this dateMedicationDispense.whenPrepared