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Travel Medicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Travel Medicine
Tree Number(s)
H02.403.850
Unique ID
D057236
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057236
Annotation
the specialty; TRAVEL-RELATED ILLNESS is also available; do not confuse with TRAVEL NURSING - nursing practice in which nurses travel to work in temporary positions
Scope Note
Multidisciplinary field focusing on prevention of infectious diseases and patient safety during international TRAVEL. Key element of patient's pre-travel visit to the physician is a health risk assessment.
Entry Term(s)
Emporiatrics
Medicine, Emporiatric
NLM Classification #
WA 108
Previous Indexing
Travel (1999-2009)
Public MeSH Note
2010; for MEDICINE, EMPORIATRIC & EMPORIATRICS see TRAVEL 1993-2009
History Note
2010; for MEDICINE, EMPORIATRIC & EMPORIATRICS use TRAVEL 1993-2009
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2017/07/11
Travel Medicine Preferred
Emporiatrics Narrower
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