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Descriptor English: Bloodletting
Descriptor Spanish: Venodisección
Descriptor venodisección
Entry term(s) Sangrador
Scope note: Punción de una vena para extraer sangre con fines diagnósticos o terapéuticos. Se ha utilizado como procedimiento terapéutico en la medicina Talmúdica e India desde tiempos medievales y aún se utilizó ampliamente en los siglos XVIIII y XIX. Su contrapartida moderna es la FLEBOTOMÍA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Sangria
Descriptor French: Saignée
Entry term(s): Blood-Letter
Blood-Letters
Bloodletter
Bloodletters
Tree number(s): E02.800.558.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001815
Scope note: Puncture of a vein to draw blood for therapeutic purposes. Bloodletting therapy has been used in Talmudic and Indian medicine since the medieval time, and was still practiced widely in the 18th and 19th centuries. Its modern counterpart is PHLEBOTOMY.
Annotation: restrict to hist articles or hist contexts: modern counterpart is PHLEBOTOMY
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Related: Phlebotomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 23958
Unique ID: D001815
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Bloodletting - Preferred
Concept UI M0002733
Scope note Puncture of a vein to draw blood for therapeutic purposes. Bloodletting therapy has been used in Talmudic and Indian medicine since the medieval time, and was still practiced widely in the 18th and 19th centuries. Its modern counterpart is PHLEBOTOMY.
Preferred term Bloodletting
Bloodletter - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI FD00066670
Preferred term Bloodletter
Entry term(s) Blood-Letter
Blood-Letters
Bloodletters



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