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Descriptor English: Specialties, Surgical
Descriptor Spanish: Especialidades Quirúrgicas
Descriptor Portuguese: Especialidades Cirúrgicas
Descriptor French: Spécialités chirurgicales
Entry term(s): Surgical Specialties
Tree number(s): H02.403.810
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013043
Scope note: Various branches of surgical practice limited to specialized areas.
Annotation: coordinate IM with the field or subject (IM); note many specific surgical specialties are available including GENERAL SURGERY; military surgery specialty = MILITARY MEDICINE (IM) + SPECIALTIES, SURGICAL (IM); DF: SURG
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
Previous Indexing: Certification (1968-1977)
Specialty Boards (1977-1979)
Surgery (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 80
History Note: 80
Entry Version: SPECIALTIES SURG
DeCS ID: 13425
Unique ID: D013043
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/05/29
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Specialties, Surgical - Preferred
Concept UI M0020219
Scope note Various branches of surgical practice limited to specialized areas.
Preferred term Specialties, Surgical
Entry term(s) Surgical Specialties



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