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Descriptor English: Barotrauma
Descriptor Spanish: Barotrauma
Descriptor Portuguese: Barotrauma
Descriptor French: Barotraumatismes
Entry term(s): Barotraumas
Tree number(s): C26.120
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001469
Scope note: Injury following pressure changes; includes injury to the eustachian tube, ear drum, lung and stomach.
Annotation: inj caused by pressure changes: not restricted to ear; IM; coord with organ injured by pressure with /inj; also available is BLAST INJURIES
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
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
Previous Indexing: Decompression Sickness (1966-1978)
Pressure (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 79
History Note: 79
Related: Decompression Sickness MeSH
High Pressure Neurological Syndrome MeSH
DeCS ID: 1491
Unique ID: D001469
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/05/22
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Barotrauma - Preferred
Concept UI M0002185
Scope note Injury following pressure changes; includes injury to the eustachian tube, ear drum, lung and stomach.
Preferred term Barotrauma
Entry term(s) Barotraumas



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