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Descriptor in English: Drug Delivery Systems
Descriptor in Spanish: Sistemas de Liberación de Medicamentos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sistemas de Liberação de Medicamentos
Descriptor in French: Systèmes de délivrance de médicaments
Entry term(s): Delivery System, Drug
Delivery Systems, Drug
Drug Delivery System
Drug Targeting
Drug Targetings
System, Drug Delivery
Systems, Drug Delivery
Targeting, Drug
Targetings, Drug
Tree number(s): E02.319.300
Scope note: Systems for the delivery of drugs to target sites of pharmacological actions. Technologies employed include those concerning drug preparation, route of administration, site targeting, metabolism, and toxicity.
Annotation: coordinate with drug / admin; do not confuse with MEDICATION SYSTEMS, an organizational concept in patient care for providing medication; note entry term DRUG TARGETING: do not confuse with MOLECULAR TARGETED THERAPY
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 92
See also the descriptors: Dosage Forms MeSH
Drug Administration Routes MeSH
Drug Carriers MeSH
DeCS UI: 30151
Descriptor UI: D016503
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/06/21
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Drug Delivery Systems - Preferred
Concept UI M0025197
Scope note Systems for the delivery of drugs to target sites of pharmacological actions. Technologies employed include those concerning drug preparation, route of administration, site targeting, metabolism, and toxicity.
Preferred term Drug Delivery Systems
Entry term(s) Delivery System, Drug
Delivery Systems, Drug
Drug Delivery System
Drug Targeting
Drug Targetings
System, Drug Delivery
Systems, Drug Delivery
Targeting, Drug
Targetings, Drug



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