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Descriptor in English: Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicina Física y Rehabilitación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicina Física e Reabilitação
Descriptor in 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
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
History Note: 2013 (1966)
See also the descriptors: Biomechanical Phenomena MeSH
DeCS UI: 11243
Descriptor UI: D010810
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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