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Descriptor English: Social Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina Social
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina Social
Descriptor French: Médecine sociale
Entry term(s): Medicine, Social
Tree number(s): H02.403.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012936
Scope note: A branch of medicine concerned with the role of socio-environmental factors in the occurrence, prevention and treatment of disease.
Annotation:
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
Entry Version: SOCIAL MED
DeCS ID: 13319
Unique ID: D012936
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: 2009/07/06
Social Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0020032
Scope note A branch of medicine concerned with the role of socio-environmental factors in the occurrence, prevention and treatment of disease.
Preferred term Social Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Social



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