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Descriptor English: Orthopedic Equipment
Descriptor Spanish: Equipo Ortopédico
Descriptor Portuguese: Equipamentos Ortopédicos
Descriptor French: Équipement orthopédique
Entry term(s): Equipment, Orthopedic
Equipments, Orthopedic
Orthopedic Equipments
Tree number(s): E07.858.442
VS2.006.002.003
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009983
Scope note: Nonexpendable items used in the performance of orthopedic surgery and related therapy. They are differentiated from ORTHOTIC DEVICES, apparatus used to prevent or correct deformities in patients.
Annotation: nonexpendable & used by the orthopedic surgeon; do not confuse with ORTHOTIC DEVICES used on the patient
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 10160
Unique ID: D009983
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Orthopedic Equipment - Preferred
Concept UI M0015479
Scope note Nonexpendable items used in the performance of orthopedic surgery and related therapy. They are differentiated from ORTHOTIC DEVICES, apparatus used to prevent or correct deformities in patients.
Preferred term Orthopedic Equipment
Entry term(s) Equipment, Orthopedic
Equipments, Orthopedic
Orthopedic Equipments



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