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Descriptor in English: Durable Medical Equipment
Descriptor in Spanish: Equipo Médico Durable
Descriptor in Portuguese: Equipamentos Médicos Duráveis
Descriptor in French: Matériel médical durable
Entry term(s): Equipment, Durable Medical
Equipment, Medical, Durable
Medical Equipment, Durable
Tree number(s): E07.278
VS2.006.002.002
Scope note: Devices which are very resistant to wear and may be used over a long period of time. They include items such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, artificial limbs, etc.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 88
DeCS UI: 22887
Descriptor UI: D004389
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/05/02
Revision Date: 2017/06/01
Durable Medical Equipment - Preferred
Concept UI M0006893
Scope note Devices which are very resistant to wear and may be used over a long period of time. They include items such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, artificial limbs, etc.
Preferred term Durable Medical Equipment
Entry term(s) Equipment, Durable Medical
Equipment, Medical, Durable
Medical Equipment, Durable



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