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MedicationRequest

An order or request for both supply of the medication and the instructions for administration of the medication to a patient. The resource is called "MedicationRequest" rather than "MedicationPrescription" or "MedicationOrder" to generalize the use across inpatient and outpatient settings, including care plans, etc., and to harmonize with workflow patterns.

Properties

NameCardTypeDescription
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 ids for this request
status1..1codeactive | on-hold | cancelled | completed | entered-in-error | stopped | draft | unknown
statusReason0..1CodeableConceptReason for current status
intent1..1codeproposal | plan | order | original-order | reflex-order | filler-order | instance-order | option
category0..*CodeableConceptType of medication usage
priority0..1coderoutine | urgent | asap | stat
doNotPerform0..1booleanTrue if request is prohibiting action
reported[x]0..1booleanReported rather than primary record
medication[x]1..1CodeableConceptMedication to be taken
subject1..1ReferenceWho or group medication request is for
encounter0..1ReferenceEncounter created as part of encounter/admission/stay
supportingInformation0..*ReferenceInformation to support ordering of the medication
authoredOn0..1dateTimeWhen request was initially authored
requester0..1ReferenceWho/What requested the Request
performer0..1ReferenceIntended performer of administration
performerType0..1CodeableConceptDesired kind of performer of the medication administration
recorder0..1ReferencePerson who entered the request
reasonCode0..*CodeableConceptReason or indication for ordering or not ordering the medication
reasonReference0..*ReferenceCondition or observation that supports why the prescription is being written
instantiatesCanonical0..*canonicalInstantiates FHIR protocol or definition
instantiatesUri0..*uriInstantiates external protocol or definition
basedOn0..*ReferenceWhat request fulfills
groupIdentifier0..1IdentifierComposite request this is part of
courseOfTherapyType0..1CodeableConceptOverall pattern of medication administration
insurance0..*ReferenceAssociated insurance coverage
note0..*AnnotationInformation about the prescription
dosageInstruction0..*DosageHow the medication should be taken
dispenseRequest0..1BackboneElementMedication supply authorization
substitution0..1BackboneElementAny restrictions on medication substitution
priorPrescription0..1ReferenceAn order/prescription that is being replaced
detectedIssue0..*ReferenceClinical Issue with action
eventHistory0..*ReferenceA list of events of interest in the lifecycle

Search Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionExpression
codetokenReturn prescriptions of this medication codeMedicationRequest.medication
identifiertokenReturn prescriptions with this external identifierMedicationRequest.identifier
patientreferenceReturns prescriptions for a specific patientMedicationRequest.subject
medicationreferenceReturn prescriptions for this medication referenceMedicationRequest.medication
statustokenStatus of the prescriptionMedicationRequest.status
authoredondateReturn prescriptions written on this dateMedicationRequest.authoredOn
categorytokenReturns prescriptions with different categoriesMedicationRequest.category
datedateReturns medication request to be administered on a specific dateMedicationRequest.dosageInstruction.timing.event
encounterreferenceReturn prescriptions with this encounter identifierMedicationRequest.encounter
intended-dispenserreferenceReturns prescriptions intended to be dispensed by this OrganizationMedicationRequest.dispenseRequest.performer
intended-performerreferenceReturns the intended performer of the administration of the medication requestMedicationRequest.performer
intended-performertypetokenReturns requests for a specific type of performerMedicationRequest.performerType
intenttokenReturns prescriptions with different intentsMedicationRequest.intent
prioritytokenReturns prescriptions with different prioritiesMedicationRequest.priority
requesterreferenceReturns prescriptions prescribed by this prescriberMedicationRequest.requester
subjectreferenceThe identity of a patient to list orders forMedicationRequest.subject