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Descriptor English: Environmental Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina Ambiental
Descriptor medicina medioambiental
Scope note: Especialidad médica que se ocupa de los factores medioambientales que pueden afectar a la enfermedad humana y del desarrollo de métodos para la detección, prevención y control de la enfermedad relacionada con el medio ambiente.
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina Ambiental
Descriptor French: Médecine de l'environnement
Entry term(s): Medicine, Environmental
Tree number(s): H02.403.720.750.250
N06.850.420
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019550
Scope note: Medical specialty concerned with environmental factors that may impinge upon human disease, and development of methods for the detection, prevention, and control of environmentally related disease.
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
Previous Indexing: Environmental Health (1990-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
Entry Version: ENVIR MED
DeCS ID: 33151
Unique ID: D019550
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/24
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Environmental Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0029035
Scope note Medical specialty concerned with environmental factors that may impinge upon human disease, and development of methods for the detection, prevention, and control of environmentally related disease.
Preferred term Environmental Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Environmental



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