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Respiratory Aspiration MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Respiratory Aspiration
Tree Number(s)
C08.618.749
C23.550.773
Unique ID
D053120
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053120
Annotation
ASPIRATION, MECHANICAL is also available
Scope Note
Inhaling liquid or solids, such as stomach contents, into the RESPIRATORY TRACT. When this causes severe lung damage, it is called ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA.
Entry Term(s)
Aspiration, Respiratory
Previous Indexing
Inhalation (1966-2006)
Pneumonia, Aspiration (1965-2006)
See Also
Pneumonia, Aspiration
Public MeSH Note
2007; see INHALATION 2004-2006 and PNEUMONIA, ASPIRATION 1984-2006
History Note
2007; use INHALATION 2004-2006; for ASPIRATION OF GASTRIC CONTENTS use PNEUMONIA, ASPIRATION 1984-2006
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2012/07/03
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