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Medication Adherence MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Medication Adherence
Tree Number(s)
F01.100.150.750.500.600.500
F01.145.488.887.500.600.500
N05.300.150.800.500.600.500
Unique ID
D055118
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055118
Annotation
do not confuse entry term MEDICATION NONADHERENCE with TREATMENT REFUSAL
Scope Note
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in taking drugs or medicine as prescribed. This includes timing, dosage, and frequency.
Entry Term(s)
Drug Adherence
Drug Compliance
Medication Compliance
Medication Non-Adherence
Medication Non-Compliance
Medication Nonadherence
Medication Noncompliance
Medication Persistence
Previous Indexing
Patient Compliance (1974-2008)
See Also
Treatment Refusal
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2021/05/12
Medication Adherence Preferred
Medication Nonadherence Related
Medication Persistence Related
Medication Compliance Narrower
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