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Descriptor in English: Drug Therapy
Descriptor in Spanish: Quimioterapia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tratamento Farmacológico
Descriptor in French: Traitement médicamenteux
Entry term(s): Chemotherapies
Chemotherapy
Drug Therapies
Pharmacotherapies
Pharmacotherapy
Therapies, Drug
Therapy, Drug
Tree number(s): E02.319
Scope note: The use of DRUGS to treat a DISEASE or its symptoms. One example is the use of ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS to treat CANCER.
Annotation: general only: prefer /drug ther with disease term: Manual 19.7+, 19.8.26; note entry term CHEMOTHERAPY: prefer specific chemical or chemical group, e.g., chemotherapy of lymphoma = LYMPHOMA /drug ther + ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS /ther use, not DRUG THERAPY
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
See also the descriptors: Medication Errors MeSH
Pharmacologic Actions MeSH
DeCS UI: 4418
Descriptor UI: D004358
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Drug Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0006850
Scope note The use of DRUGS to treat a DISEASE or its symptoms. One example is the use of ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS to treat CANCER.
Preferred term Drug Therapy
Entry term(s) Chemotherapies
Chemotherapy
Drug Therapies
Pharmacotherapies
Pharmacotherapy
Therapies, Drug
Therapy, Drug



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