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Drug Therapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.319
Unique ID
D004358
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004358
Annotation
general only: prefer /‌drug ther with disease term: Manual 19.7+, 19.8.26; note entry term CHEMOTHERAPY: prefer specific chemical or chemical group, e.g., chemotherapy of lymphoma = LYMPHOMA /‌drug ther + ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS /‌ther use, not DRUG THERAPY
Scope Note
The use of DRUGS to treat a DISEASE or its symptoms. One example is the use of ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS to treat CANCER.
Entry Version
DRUG THER
Entry Term(s)
Chemotherapy
Pharmacotherapy
Therapy, Drug
See Also
Medication Errors
Pharmacologic Actions
Entry Combination
adverse effects:Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Drug Therapy Preferred
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