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Descriptor English: Self-Examination
Descriptor Spanish: Autoexamen
Descriptor Portuguese: Autoexame
Descriptor French: Auto-examen
Entry term(s): Examination, Self
Examinations, Self
Self Examination
Self Examinations
Self-Examinations
Tree number(s): E01.370.600.750
F01.145.488.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016353
Scope note: The inspection of one's own body, usually for signs of disease (e.g., BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION, testicular self-examination).
Annotation: coord IM with organ with no qualif (IM) + disease term /diag (IM) if discussed; BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION is also available; DF: SELF EXAM
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
Previous Indexing: Palpation (1969-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91
History Note: 91
Entry Version: SELF EXAM
DeCS ID: 29116
Unique ID: D016353
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/05/29
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Self-Examination - Preferred
Concept UI M0024994
Scope note The inspection of one's own body, usually for signs of disease (e.g., BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION, testicular self-examination).
Preferred term Self-Examination
Entry term(s) Examination, Self
Examinations, Self
Self Examination
Self Examinations
Self-Examinations



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