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Descriptor English: Orthopedics
Descriptor Spanish: Ortopedia
Descriptor Portuguese: Ortopedia
Descriptor French: Orthopédie
Tree number(s): H02.403.810.494
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009985
Scope note: A specialty which utilizes medical, surgical, and physical methods to treat and correct deformities, diseases, and injuries to the skeletal system, its articulations, and associated structures.
Annotation: specialty; ORTHOPEDIC PROCEURES is available for orthopedic therapeutic techniques
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Entry Combination: instrumentation:Orthopedic Equipment
nursing:Orthopedic Nursing
Related: Orthopedic Procedures MeSH
Osteology MeSH
DeCS ID: 10162
Unique ID: D009985
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: 2019/07/05
Orthopedics - Preferred
Concept UI M0015481
Scope note A specialty which utilizes medical, surgical, and physical methods to treat and correct deformities, diseases, and injuries to the skeletal system, its articulations, and associated structures.
Preferred term Orthopedics



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