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Descriptor English: Chiropractic
Descriptor Spanish: Quiropráctica
Descriptor Portuguese: Quiroprática
Descriptor French: Chiropraxie
Tree number(s): H02.110
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002684
Scope note: An occupational discipline founded by D.D. Palmer in the 1890's based on the relationship of the spine to health and disease.
Annotation: the discipline only (education, history, etc); use MANIPULATION, CHIROPRACTIC for chiropractic procedures
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
Related: Manipulation, Chiropractic MeSH
Manipulation, Orthopedic MeSH
DeCS ID: 2730
Unique ID: D002684
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Chiropractic - Preferred
Concept UI M0004097
Scope note An occupational discipline founded by D.D. Palmer in the 1890's based on the relationship of the spine to health and disease.
Preferred term Chiropractic



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