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Descriptor in English: Osteopathic Medicine
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicina Osteopática
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicina Osteopática
Descriptor in French: Ostéopathie
Entry term(s): Manipulative Medicine, Osteopathic
Medicine, Osteopathic
Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Tree number(s): H02.403.640
Scope note: A medical discipline that is based on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy, developed in 1874 by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, recognizes the concept of "wellness" and the importance of treating illness within the context of the whole body. Special attention is placed on the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.
Annotation: use for the medical discipline only; use OSTEOPATHIC MANIPULATION for therapy
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
Online Note: use OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE to search OSTEOPATHY 1966-86
History Note: 87; was OSTEOPATHY 1963-86
See also the descriptors: Osteopathic Physicians MeSH
DeCS UI: 19397
Descriptor UI: D010021
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Osteopathic Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0015548
Scope note A medical discipline that is based on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy, developed in 1874 by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, recognizes the concept of "wellness" and the importance of treating illness within the context of the whole body. Special attention is placed on the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.
Preferred term Osteopathic Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Osteopathic
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0583084
Preferred term Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Entry term(s) Manipulative Medicine, Osteopathic
Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative



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