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Watchful Waiting MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Watchful Waiting
Tree Number(s)
N04.761.559.590.900
Unique ID
D057832
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057832
Annotation
active surveillance in the context of clinical management of patients goes here
Scope Note
Clinical management approach wherein immediate therapy is not provided but there is a period of observation during which periodic tests monitor patient and the progression of the illness. (Driffield T, Smith PC Med Decis Making. 2007 Mar-Apr;27(2):178-88)
Entry Term(s)
Active Surveillance
Expectant Management
Previous Indexing
Follow-Up Studies (1975-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2019/01/14
Watchful Waiting Preferred
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