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Descriptor English: Preventive Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina Preventiva
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina Preventiva
Descriptor French: Médecine préventive
Entry term(s): Care, Preventative
Care, Preventive
Medicine, Preventative
Medicine, Preventive
Preventative Care
Preventative Medicine
Preventive Care
Tree number(s): H02.403.720.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011315
Scope note: A medical specialty primarily concerned with prevention of disease (PRIMARY PREVENTION) and the promotion and preservation of health in the individual.
Annotation: use for the specialty; for specific disease, use /prev; PRIMARY PREVENTION, SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION are also available
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
Entry Version: PREV MED
Related: Disease Prevention DeCS
Health Promotion MeSH
Preventive Health Services MeSH
Public Health MeSH
DeCS ID: 28454
Unique ID: D011315
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: 2016/05/03
Preventive Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0017567
Scope note A medical specialty primarily concerned with prevention of disease (PRIMARY PREVENTION) and the promotion and preservation of health in the individual.
Preferred term Preventive Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Preventative
Medicine, Preventive
Preventative Medicine
Preventive Care - Narrower
Concept UI M000612366
Preferred term Preventive Care
Entry term(s) Care, Preventative
Care, Preventive
Preventative Care



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