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Osteopathic Medicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Osteopathic Medicine
Tree Number(s)
H02.403.640
Unique ID
D010021
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010021
Annotation
use for the medical discipline only; use OSTEOPATHIC MANIPULATION for therapy
Scope Note
A medical discipline that is based on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy, developed in 1874 by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, recognizes the concept of "wellness" and the importance of treating illness within the context of the whole body. Special attention is placed on the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.
Entry Version
OSTEOPATHIC MED
Entry Term(s)
Medicine, Osteopathic
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
NLM Classification #
WB 112
See Also
Osteopathic Physicians
Public MeSH Note
87; was OSTEOPATHY 1963-86
Online Note
use OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE to search OSTEOPATHY 1966-86
History Note
87; was OSTEOPATHY 1963-86
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Osteopathic Medicine Preferred
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Related
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