NLM Logo

Directly Observed Therapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Directly Observed Therapy
Tree Number(s)
F01.100.150.750.500.600.500.500
F01.145.488.887.500.600.500.500
N05.300.150.800.500.600.500.500
Unique ID
D023801
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D023801
Scope Note
A treatment method in which patients are under direct observation when they take their medication or receive their treatment. This method is designed to reduce the risk of treatment interruption and to ensure patient compliance.
Previous Indexing
Patient Compliance (1992-2001)
See Also
Patient Compliance
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2020/02/28
Directly Observed Therapy Preferred
page delivered in 0.174s