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Descriptor English: Asphyxia
Descriptor Spanish: Asfixia
Descriptor Portuguese: Asfixia
Descriptor French: Asphyxie
Entry term(s): Asphyxias
Suffocation
Suffocations
Tree number(s): C23.550.260.095
C26.103
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001237
Scope note: A pathological condition caused by lack of oxygen, manifested in impending or actual cessation of life.
Annotation: in newborn inf = ASPHYXIA NEONATORUM + tag INFANT, NEWBORN; choking: use AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
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 Combination: congenital:Asphyxia Neonatorum
DeCS ID: 1243
Unique ID: D001237
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Asphyxia - Preferred
Concept UI M0001859
Scope note A pathological condition caused by lack of oxygen, manifested in impending or actual cessation of life.
Preferred term Asphyxia
Entry term(s) Asphyxias
Suffocation
Suffocations



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