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Administration, Rectal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Administration, Rectal
Tree Number(s)
E02.319.267.120.655.750
Unique ID
D000285
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000285
Annotation
NIM but only if discussed: do not index here routinely for every rectally administered drug
Scope Note
The insertion of drugs into the rectum, usually for confused or incompetent patients, like children, infants, and the very old or comatose.
Entry Version
ADMIN RECTAL
Entry Term(s)
Anal Drug Administration
Drug Administration, Anal
Drug Administration, Rectal
Instillation, Rectal
Rectal Administration
Rectal Drug Administration
NLM Classification #
WB 344
Previous Indexing
Intestinal Absorption (1966-1986)
Rectum (1966-1986)
Suppositories (1966-1986)
See Also
Anesthesia, Rectal
Rectal Absorption
Suppositories
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/06/04
Revision Date
2015/06/30

No Qualifiers
Administration, Rectal Preferred
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