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Emergency Medicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Emergency Medicine
Tree Number(s)
H02.403.250
Unique ID
D004635
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004635
Annotation
specialty; differentiate from EMERGENCIES, the patient
Scope Note
The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.
Entry Version
EMERGENCY MED
Entry Term(s)
Medicine, Emergency
NLM Classification #
WB 105
See Also
Paramedicine
Public MeSH Note
77
History Note
77
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/27
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Emergency Medicine Preferred
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