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Descriptor English: Osteopathic Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina Osteopática
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina Osteopática
Descriptor French: Ostéopathie
Entry term(s): Manipulative Medicine, Osteopathic
Medicine, Osteopathic
Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Tree number(s): H02.403.640
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010021
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
Public MeSH Note: 87; was OSTEOPATHY 1963-86
Online Note: use OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE to search OSTEOPATHY 1966-86
History Note: 87; was OSTEOPATHY 1963-86
Entry Version: OSTEOPATHIC MED
Related: Osteopathic Physicians MeSH
DeCS ID: 19397
Unique ID: D010021
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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