"Drug Resistance" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Diminished or failed response of an organism, disease or tissue to the intended effectiveness of a chemical or drug. It should be differentiated from DRUG TOLERANCE which is the progressive diminution of the susceptibility of a human or animal to the effects of a drug, as a result of continued administration.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Drug Resistance".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Drug Resistance".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Drug Resistance" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Drug Resistance" was a major or minor topic of these publication.