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Descriptor English: Community Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina Comunitaria
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina Comunitária
Descriptor French: Médecine communautaire
Entry term(s): Medicine, Community
Tree number(s): H02.403.220
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003154
Scope note: A branch of medicine concerned with the total health of the individual within the home environment and in the community, and with the application of comprehensive care to the prevention and treatment of illness in the entire community.
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
Public MeSH Note: 77; was see under COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE 1970-76
Online Note: search COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE 1970-74
History Note: 77(75); was see under COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE 1970-76
Entry Version: COMMUNITY MED
DeCS ID: 3186
Unique ID: D003154
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Community Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0004899
Scope note A branch of medicine concerned with the total health of the individual within the home environment and in the community, and with the application of comprehensive care to the prevention and treatment of illness in the entire community.
Preferred term Community Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Community



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