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Descriptor in English: Apnea
Descriptor in Spanish: Apnea
Descriptor in Portuguese: Apneia
Descriptor in French: Apnée
Entry term(s): Apneas
Tree number(s): C08.618.085
C23.888.852.130
Scope note: A transient absence of spontaneous respiration.
Annotation: do not confuse APNEA with other resp disord: use only when text uses APNEA; apnea neonatorum = APNEA + check tags INFANT, NEWBORN + HUMAN
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS UI: 1056
Descriptor UI: D001049
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Apnea - Preferred
Concept UI M0001589
Scope note A transient absence of spontaneous respiration.
Preferred term Apnea
Entry term(s) Apneas



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