|Qualifier in English:||drug therapy|
|Qualifier in Spanish:||tratamiento farmacológico|
|Qualifier in Portuguese:||tratamento farmacológico|
|Qualifier in French:||traitement médicamenteux|
|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.
|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
|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 of Entry:||1999/11/03|
drug therapy - Preferred
|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.|
|Preferred term||drug therapy|
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