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Qualifier English: drug therapy
Qualifier Spanish: tratamiento farmacológico
Qualifier Portuguese: tratamento farmacológico
Qualifier French: traitement médicamenteux
Entry term(s): chemotherapy
pharmacologic therapy
pharmacotherapy
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000188
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
Entry Version: DRUG THER
Abbreviation: DT
DeCS ID: 22057
Unique ID: Q000188
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2003/07/22
drug therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0030372
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
Entry term(s) chemotherapy
pharmacologic therapy
pharmacotherapy



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