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Descriptor English: Medical Waste Disposal
Descriptor Spanish: Eliminación de Residuos Sanitarios
Descriptor eliminación de residuos sanitarios
Entry term(s) disposición de desechos médicos
disposición de residuos biológicos
disposición de residuos de hospitales
disposición de residuos médicos
eliminación de desechos médicos
eliminación de residuos biológicos
eliminación de residuos de hospitales
eliminación de residuos de servicios de salud
eliminación de residuos médicos
residuos biológicos deshechables
Scope note: Gestión, traslado y eliminación de residuos biológicos, infecciosos, anatomopatológicos y odontológicos. El concepto incluye sangre, moco, tejidos procedentes de intervenciones quirúrgicas o autopsias, apósitos quirúrgicos sucios y otros materiales que requieran una manipulación y control especial. La eliminación puede efectuarse en el lugar donde se genera el residuo o en otra parte.
Descriptor Portuguese: Eliminação de Resíduos de Serviços de Saúde
Descriptor French: Élimination des déchets médicaux
Entry term(s): Biologic Waste Disposal
Biological Waste Disposal
Disposal, Biologic Waste
Disposal, Biological Waste
Disposal, Infectious Waste
Disposal, Medical Waste
Disposal, Pathological Waste
Disposal, Specimen
Infectious Waste Disposal
Pathological Waste Disposal
Specimen Disposal
Waste Disposal, Biologic
Waste Disposal, Biological
Waste Disposal, Infectious
Waste Disposal, Medical
Waste Disposal, Pathological
Tree number(s): D20.944.460.300
N06.850.460.710.460.300
N06.850.860.510.900.600.600
SP4.895.141.534.356.433
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017744
Scope note: Management, removal, and elimination of biologic, infectious, pathologic, and dental waste. The concept includes blood, mucus, tissue removed at surgery or autopsy, soiled surgical dressings, and other materials requiring special control and handling. Disposal may take place where the waste is generated or elsewhere.
Annotation: disposal of dental waste: coord IM with DENTAL WASTE (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Previous Indexing: Medical Waste (1991-1993)
Refuse Disposal (1966-1993)
Waste Products (1978-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
Entry Version: MED WASTE DISPOSAL
DeCS ID: 31314
Unique ID: D017744
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/04
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Medical Waste Disposal - Preferred
Concept UI M0026818
Scope note Management, removal, and elimination of biologic, infectious, pathologic, and dental waste. The concept includes blood, mucus, tissue removed at surgery or autopsy, soiled surgical dressings, and other materials requiring special control and handling. Disposal may take place where the waste is generated or elsewhere.
Preferred term Medical Waste Disposal
Entry term(s) Disposal, Medical Waste
Waste Disposal, Medical
Waste Disposal, Infectious - Narrower
Concept UI M0026815
Preferred term Waste Disposal, Infectious
Entry term(s) Disposal, Infectious Waste
Infectious Waste Disposal
Specimen Disposal - Narrower
Concept UI M0026814
Preferred term Specimen Disposal
Entry term(s) Disposal, Specimen
Waste Disposal, Pathological - Narrower
Concept UI M0026816
Preferred term Waste Disposal, Pathological
Entry term(s) Disposal, Pathological Waste
Pathological Waste Disposal
Biological Waste Disposal - Broader
Concept UI M0026817
Preferred term Biological Waste Disposal
Entry term(s) Biologic Waste Disposal
Disposal, Biologic Waste
Disposal, Biological Waste
Waste Disposal, Biologic
Waste Disposal, Biological



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