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Descriptor in English: Burns
Descriptor in Spanish: Quemaduras
Descriptor in Portuguese: Queimaduras
Descriptor in French: Brûlures
Entry term(s): Burn
Tree number(s): C26.200
Scope note: Injuries to tissues caused by contact with heat, steam, chemicals (BURNS, CHEMICAL), electricity (BURNS, ELECTRIC), or the like.
Annotation: GEN; "thermal injury"; EYE BURNS & SUNBURN are also available; burn shock: coord IM with SHOCK, TRAUMATIC (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
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
DeCS UI: 2088
Descriptor UI: D002056
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Burns - Preferred
Concept UI M0003064
Scope note Injuries to tissues caused by contact with heat, steam, chemicals (BURNS, CHEMICAL), electricity (BURNS, ELECTRIC), or the like.
Preferred term Burns
Entry term(s) Burn



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