615 Pharmacology and therapeutics

MedDRA

"In the late 1990s, the International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) developed MedDRA, a rich and highly specific standardised medical terminology to facilitate sharing of regulatory information internationally for medical products used by humans. ICH’s powerful tool, MedDRA is available to all for use in the registration, documentation and safety monitoring of medical products both before and after a product has been authorised for sale.

Thesaurus for Pharmacological Literature of the U.S.S.R., East European Communist Countries, and People's Republic of China

"Among the features of this third edition of the thesaurus are: (1) Listing of new or not previously listed pharmaceuticals from the above countries. (2) Listing of new uses for previously identified pharmaceuticals. It should be noted that pharmaceutical usages as indicated in this thesaurus are those indicated in the literature of the countries involved, and do not necessarily coincide with US usage of the same compound. (3) Listing of country of origin of both new and previously identified pharmaceuticals whenever possible.

European Committee for Homeopathy Homeopathic Thesaurus

"This controlled thesaurus of keyterms in homeopathy is for use when indexing literature on homeopathy and also when searching databases which have been indexed according to this list of terms. This thesaurus can be used in conjunction with the Amed Thesaurus from the British Library and the MeSH Medical Subject Headings from the National Library of Medicine, USA (used for Medline). It was developed as an addition to the Amed thesaurus to give greater depth of indexing for homeopathy, as there are only a few terms on homeopathy available in Amed.

Authorized Osteopathic Thesaurus

"Recently, various groups within the osteopathic profession discovered that the current sources of osteopathic terminology were inadequate to meet their needs. They determined that, especially in the digital age, an authoritative osteopathic thesaurus was essential to the increasing number of professional activities requiring accurate, consistent descriptive terminology. (...) The Authorized Osteopathic Thesaurus (AOT) is the official thesaurus for osteopathic medicine, defining the meaning and interrelationships of those terms that have a unique meaning in osteopathic medicine.

Cigarette Smoking Behaviour Classification

"Information on cigarette smoking behaviour is used by both government and private health sector agencies, special interest groups, researchers, other organisations and individuals to plan health promotion programmes, identify and monitor changes in smoking prevalence and withdrawal rates and to identify at risk groups in the population.
Cigarette smoking behaviour is a flat classification with three categories – excluding residual categories."

"Information on cigarette smoking behaviour is used by both government and private health sector agencies, special interest groups, researchers, other organisations and individuals to plan health promotion programmes, identify and monitor changes in smoking prevalence and withdrawal rates and to identify at risk groups in the population.
Cigarette smoking behaviour is a flat classification with three categories – excluding residual categories."

Thésaurus TOXIBASE

"À la suite de la mission que lui a confiée la MILDT de développer un centre de ressources national sur les drogues, l'OFDT met à disposition au sein de son service documentaire une base de données, qui couvre différents champs (produits, usages et conséquences de ces usages, réponses publiques et marchés de la drogue) et s'adresse en priorité aux décideurs et professionnels des secteurs sanitaire, social et répressif."

"As a result of the mission entrusted to it by the MILDT to develop a national resource center on drugs, OFDT provides a database in its documentary service covering different fields (products, uses and Consequences of these uses, public responses and drug markets) and is aimed primarily at decision-makers and professionals in the health, social and law enforcement sectors. "

Ontology for Drug Discovery Investigations

"The goal of DDI project is to develop an ontology for the description of drug discovery investigations. The Pharmaceutical industry is an information based industry. The aim of DDI is to add value to the information generated in the drug pipeline by making the information easier to reuse, integrate, curate, retrieve, and reason with. DDI aims to follow to the Open Biomedical Ontologies Foundry (OBO) principles, to use relations laid down in the OBO Relation Ontology, and to be compliant with Ontology for biomedical investigations (OBI)."

Klassifikation therapeutischer Leistungen in der medizinischen Rehabilitation

"Die Klassifikation therapeutischer Leistungen (KTL) in der medizinischen Rehabilita­tion ist seit 1997 ein bewährtes Instrument zur Dokumentation der therapeutischen Leistungen in den Reha-Entlassungsberichten. Sie leistet einen wesentlichen Beitrag zur Qualitätssicherung der medizinischen Rehabilitation der Rentenversicherung sowie zur Weiterentwicklung der rehabilitativen Versorgungspraxis in Form von Reha-Leitlinien, die Handlungsempfehlungen zur Ausgestaltung von Therapien für definierte Patientengruppen geben."

"The classification of therapeutic services (CTD) in medical rehabilitation has been a tried and tested instrument for the documentation of the therapeutic services in the rehabilitation discharge reports since 1997. It contributes significantly to the quality assurance of the medical rehabilitation of the pension insurance as well as to the further development of the rehabilitative care practices Rehabilitation guidelines that provide recommendations for the treatment of therapies for defined patient groups. "

Thesaurus of Occupational Therapy Subject Headings

"The thesaurus of occupational therapy subject headings is a reference guide for use with OT SEARCH, an online bibliographic database which indexes the holdings of the Wilma L. West Library. This compilation consists of a controlled vocabulary based on the National Library of Medicine’s Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). OT Search users will find this tool useful in performing compact and efficient search strategies. In comparison to a broad keyword search, a search strategy utilizing valid subject headings will generate the most pertinent references related to a particular topic.

"The thesaurus of occupational therapy subject headings is a reference guide for use with OT SEARCH, an online bibliographic database which indexes the holdings of the Wilma L. West Library. This compilation consists of a controlled vocabulary based on the National Library of Medicine’s Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). OT Search users will find this tool useful in performing compact and efficient search strategies. In comparison to a broad keyword search, a search strategy utilizing valid subject headings will generate the most pertinent references related to a particular topic.

Thesaurus des Interactions Médicamenteuses

"L'ANSM met à la disposition des professionnels de santé l'ensemble des interactions médicamenteuses identifiées par le Groupe de Travail ad hoc et regroupées dans un Thesaurus. Ce Thesaurus apporte aux professionnels de santé une information de référence, à la fois fiable et pragmatique, avec des libellés volontairement simples utilisant des mots clés. Il doit être utilisé comme un guide pharmaco-thérapeutique d'aide à la prescription.

"The ANSM provides health professionals with all the drug interactions identified by the ad hoc working group and grouped together in a Thesaurus. This Thesaurus provides healthcare professionals with reliable, pragmatic reference information , With deliberately simple labels using key words, and should be used as a pharmacotherapeutic prescribing guide.The interaction is defined by a pair of protagonists 'a + b' which can be an active substance, The first protagonist of the interaction ('a') appears grayed out in the Thesaurus.

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