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drug therapy MeSH Qualifier Data 2021


MeSH Qualifier
drug therapy
Unique ID
Q000188
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000188
Annotation
subhead only; includes treatment or prevention by drugs & chemicals; includes therapy with antibiotics; not for immunotherapy nor for tissue therapy ( = /‌therapy); see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.26; DF: /‌drug ther or /DT
Scope Note
Used with disease headings for the treatment of disease by the administration of drugs, chemicals, and antibiotics. For diet therapy and radiotherapy, use specific subheadings. Excludes immunotherapy for which "therapy" is used.
Entry Version
DRUG THER
Abbreviation
DT
Entry Term(s)
chemotherapy
pharmacologic therapy
pharmacotherapy
Online Note
search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/DT or DT (SH) or SUBS APPLY DT
History Note
66; used with Category C & F 1966-74; C & F3 1975-87; C, F3 & SMOKING 1988; C, F3 & SMOKING+ 1989; C & F3 1990 forward
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2003/07/22
drug therapy Preferred
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