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Descriptor in English: Punctures
Descriptor in Spanish: Punciones
Descriptor in Portuguese: Punções
Descriptor in French: Ponctions
Entry term(s): Micropuncture
Micropunctures
Puncture
Tree number(s): E02.800
E04.665
Scope note: Incision of tissues for injection of medication or for other diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Punctures of the skin, for example may be used for diagnostic drainage; of blood vessels for diagnostic imaging procedures.
Annotation: restrict to penetration procedures for diagnosis or therapy: do not confuse with traumatic punctures ( = WOUNDS, PENETRATING or specifics)
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
See also the descriptors: Paracentesis MeSH
Wounds, Stab MeSH
DeCS UI: 24296
Descriptor UI: D011677
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Punctures - Preferred
Concept UI M0018158
Scope note Incision of tissues for injection of medication or for other diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Punctures of the skin, for example may be used for diagnostic drainage; of blood vessels for diagnostic imaging procedures.
Preferred term Punctures
Entry term(s) Puncture
Micropunctures - Narrower
Concept UI M0018157
Preferred term Micropunctures
Entry term(s) Micropuncture



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