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Descriptor in English: Drainage
Descriptor in Spanish: Drenaje
Descriptor in Portuguese: Drenagem
Descriptor in French: Drainage
Tree number(s): E02.309
E04.237
HP2.007.129
Scope note: The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.
Annotation: DRAINAGE, SUCTION see SUCTION is also available
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
DeCS UI: 27990
Descriptor UI: D004322
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Drainage - Preferred
Concept UI M0006799
Scope note The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.
Preferred term Drainage



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