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Medication Administration

The MEDICATION_ADMINISTRATION table contains information relating to the administration of medications.

Field Name Field Description
MEDICATION_ADMINISTRATION_ID The unique primary identifier of the medication administration table
MEDICATION_ORDER_ID The foreign key linking the record to the medication order table
ENCOUNTER_ID The foreign key linking the record to the encounter table
DOSE_PERFORMED_DT_TM Date and time the medication was administered. For continuous administrations, this field is the end of the time period in which this administration was active. If the administration is currently active, this field will be NULL. For intermittent administrations, this field does not apply. If there is a gap between medication administrations this may be due to admission to ICU or a leave of absence from hospital. In these cases medications may be administered but this data is not stored here