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Descriptor English: Poisoning
Descriptor Spanish: Envenenamiento
Descriptor Portuguese: Envenenamento
Descriptor French: Intoxication
Entry term(s): Poisonings
Tree number(s): C25.723
SP4.012.200
SP4.046.457.723
SP4.102.072.092.753
VS4.001.002.001.005
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011041
Scope note: A condition or physical state produced by the ingestion, injection, inhalation of or exposure to a deleterious agent.
Annotation: a disease concept: the discipline = TOXICOLOGY; general only; prefer /pois with Category D & J terms: Manual 19.7+, 19.8.57, 19.9+, 25.11.4; sometimes called "toxicoses" & often called "intoxication" in foreign literature.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
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
Entry Version: POIS
Related: Antidotes MeSH
DeCS ID: 11471
Unique ID: D011041
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: 2010/06/25
Poisoning - Preferred
Concept UI M0017099
Scope note A condition or physical state produced by the ingestion, injection, inhalation of or exposure to a deleterious agent.
Preferred term Poisoning
Entry term(s) Poisonings



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