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Descriptor in English: Orthopedics
Descriptor in Spanish: Ortopedia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ortopedia
Descriptor in French: Orthopédie
Entry term(s): Orthopedic
Tree number(s): H02.403.810.494
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
See also the descriptors: Orthopedic Procedures MeSH
Osteology MeSH
DeCS UI: 10162
Descriptor UI: D009985
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
Entry term(s) Orthopedic



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