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Descriptor English: Suction
Descriptor Spanish: Succión
Descriptor Portuguese: Sucção
Descriptor French: Aspiration (technique)
Entry term(s): Aspiration, Mechanical
Aspirations, Mechanical
Drainage, Suction
Drainages, Suction
Mechanical Aspiration
Mechanical Aspirations
Suction Drainage
Suction Drainages
Suctions
Tree number(s): E04.237.890
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013396
Scope note: The removal of secretions, gas or fluid from hollow or tubular organs or cavities by means of a tube and a device that acts on negative pressure.
Annotation: usually NIM; note entry term DRAINAGE, SUCTION: differentiate from DRAINAGE; SUCTION LIPECTOMY see LIPECTOMY is available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 77
History Note: 77
DeCS ID: 13781
Unique ID: D013396
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/05/19
Revision Date: 2005/07/13
Suction - Preferred
Concept UI M0020723
Scope note The removal of secretions, gas or fluid from hollow or tubular organs or cavities by means of a tube and a device that acts on negative pressure.
Preferred term Suction
Entry term(s) Aspiration, Mechanical
Aspirations, Mechanical
Drainage, Suction
Drainages, Suction
Mechanical Aspiration
Mechanical Aspirations
Suction Drainage
Suction Drainages
Suctions



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