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Pulmonary Medicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Medicine
Tree Number(s)
H02.403.429.675
Unique ID
D015272
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015272
Annotation
specialty only; do not confuse with LUNG DISEASES
Scope Note
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of the RESPIRATORY SYSTEM. It is especially concerned with diagnosis and treatment of diseases and defects of the lungs and bronchial tree.
Entry Version
PULM MED
Entry Term(s)
Medicine, Pulmonary
Pneumology
Pneumonology
Pulmonology
Respiratory Medicine
NLM Classification #
WF 21
Previous Indexing
Internal Medicine (1966-1988)
Lung Diseases (1966-1988)
Public MeSH Note
2009; see PULMONARY DISEASE (SPECIALTY) 1989-2008
History Note
2009 (1989)
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/05/19
Revision Date
2021/03/12
Pulmonary Medicine Preferred
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