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Descriptor English: Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina Física y Rehabilitación
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina Física e Reabilitação
Descriptor French: Médecine physique et de réadaptation
Entry term(s): Medicine, Physical
Physiatrics
Physiatry
Physical Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Tree number(s): H02.403.680
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010810
Scope note: A medical specialty concerned with the use of physical agents, mechanical apparatus, and manipulation in rehabilitating physically diseased or injured patients.
Annotation: the specialty; for therapy consider REHABILITATION or PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES and their specifics and /rehabil with specific disease
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 2013; see PHYSICAL MEDICINE 1966-2012
History Note: 2013 (1966)
Related: Biomechanical Phenomena MeSH
DeCS ID: 11243
Unique ID: D010810
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/10
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0016786
Scope note A medical specialty concerned with the use of physical agents, mechanical apparatus, and manipulation in rehabilitating physically diseased or injured patients.
Preferred term Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Physical
Physiatrics
Physiatry
Physical Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation



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