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Medicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Medicine
Tree Number(s)
H02.403
Unique ID
D008511
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008511
Annotation
medicine only as a field, profession or discipline: differentiate from DELIVERY OF HEALTH CARE where the patient is emphasized; very general; it is divided broadly into experimental medicine ( = BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH) & CLINICAL MEDICINE, a specialty devoted to the diagnosis & management of human patients; / legislation & jurisprudence = LEGISLATION, MEDICAL or JURISPRUDENCE or FORENSIC MEDICINE; LEGAL MEDICINE see FORENSIC MEDICINE is also available
Scope Note
The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.
Entry Term(s)
Insurance Medicine
Medical Specialities
Medical Specialties
Medical Specialty
Specialities, Medical
Specialties, Medical
Specialty, Medical
See Also
Economics, Medical
Education, Medical
History of Medicine
Insurance, Health
Legislation, Medical
Public MeSH Note
1963; for SPECIALTIES, MEDICAL see SPECIALTIES, MEDICAL 1968-2009
History Note
1963
Entry Combination
economics:Economics, Medical
education:Education, Medical
ethics:Ethics, Medical
history:History of Medicine
legislation & jurisprudence:Legislation, Medical
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/06
Medicine Preferred
Insurance Medicine Narrower
Specialties, Medical Narrower
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