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Descriptor English: Chronotherapy
Descriptor Spanish: Cronoterapia
Descriptor Portuguese: Cronoterapia
Descriptor French: Chronothérapie
Entry term(s): Chronotherapies
Tree number(s): E02.168
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019454
Scope note: The adaptation of therapeutic approaches such as pharmacological (DRUG CHRONOTHERAPY), surgical, radiological, or physical to the known variations in biological RHYTHMICITY, such as CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS. The treatment is aimed at supporting normal rhythms, or modifying the timing of therapy to achieve maximal efficacy and minimal adverse effect.
Annotation: coordinate with type of therapy but do not coordinate with CIRCADIAN RHYTHM; SLEEP PHASE CHRONOTHERAPY and DRUG CHRONOTHERAPY are also available
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
Previous Indexing: Circadian Rhythm (1972-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
Entry Version: CHRONOTHER
Related: Chronobiology Discipline MeSH
Chronobiology Phenomena MeSH
Circadian Rhythm MeSH
DeCS ID: 33104
Unique ID: D019454
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Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Chronotherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0028945
Scope note The adaptation of therapeutic approaches such as pharmacological (DRUG CHRONOTHERAPY), surgical, radiological, or physical to the known variations in biological RHYTHMICITY, such as CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS. The treatment is aimed at supporting normal rhythms, or modifying the timing of therapy to achieve maximal efficacy and minimal adverse effect.
Preferred term Chronotherapy
Entry term(s) Chronotherapies



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