Definition of Prescribe. Meaning of Prescribe. Synonyms of Prescribe

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Definition of Prescribe

Prescribe
Prescribe Pre*scribe", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prescribed; p. pr & vb. n. Prescribing.] [L. praescribere, praescriptum; prae before + scriebe to write. See Scribe.] 1. To lay down authoritatively as a guide, direction, or rule of action; to impose as a peremptory order; to dictate; to appoint; to direct. Prescribe not us our duties. --Shak. Let streams prescribe their fountains where to run. --Dryden. 2. (Med.) To direct, as a remedy to be used by a patient; as, the doctor prescribed quinine. Syn: To appoint; order; command; dictate; ordain; institute; establish.
Prescribe
Prescribe Pre*scribe", v. i. 1. To give directions; to dictate. A forwardness to prescribe to their opinions. --Locke. 2. To influence by long use [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. 3. (Med.) To write or to give medical directions; to indicate remedies; as, to prescribe for a patient in a fever. 4. (Law) To claim by prescription; to claim a title to a thing on the ground of immemorial use and enjoyment, that is, by a custom having the force of law.

Meaning of Prescribe from wikipedia

- Prescription, prescriptive, or prescribe may refer to: Medical prescription, a plan of care written by a physician or other health care professional Prescription...
- Social prescribing is when health professionals refer patients to support in the community, in order to improve their health and wellbeing. The concept...
- Electronic Prescription (e-prescribing or e-Rx) is the computer-based electronic generation, transmission, and filling of a medical prescription, taking...
- The Monthly Index of Medical Specialities or MIMS is a pharmaceutical prescribing reference guide published in the United Kingdom since 1959 by Haymarket...
- for whom the medication prescribed is within their scope of practice to prescribe.[citation needed] This is regardless of whether the prescription includes...
- scope of practice, pharmacists may contribute to prescribing (also referred to as "pharmacist prescriber") and administering certain medications (e.g.,...
- personnel prescribe two or more medications together for the same condition or disease to the same patient, it is known as co-prescribing. When clinicians...
- treatment program (OTP). Under the Act, physicians may apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid addiction or dependence outside...
- or a diploma from the Prescribing Psychologists Register (FICPP or FICPPM) to enable them, according to state law, to prescribe psychotropic medications...
- pharmacists may be independent prescribers. Both may prescribe all POMs (including controlled drugs), but may not prescribe Schedule 1 controlled drugs,...