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Treatment Adherence and Compliance MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Treatment Adherence and Compliance
Tree Number(s)
F01.100.150.750
F01.145.488.887
N05.300.150.800
Unique ID
D000074822
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000074822
Scope Note
Extent to which the patient follows prescribed treatment such as keeping APPOINTMENTS AND SCHEDULES and MEDICATION ADHERENCE for desired therapeutic outcome. It implies active responsibility shared by patient and health care providers.
Entry Term(s)
Therapeutic Adherence
Therapeutic Adherence and Compliance
Treatment Adherence
NLM Classification #
W 85
Previous Indexing
Patient Compliance (1963-2017)
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Treatment Adherence and Compliance Preferred
Treatment Adherence Narrower
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