Search
Descriptor English: Otoscopes
Descriptor Spanish: Otoscopios
Descriptor Portuguese: Otoscópios
Descriptor French: Otoscopes
Entry term(s): Otoscope
Tree number(s): E07.230.550
VS2.006.003.004
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019720
Scope note: Instruments designed to inspect or auscultate the ear. They are designed primarily to examine the outer ear canal and tympanic membrane by means of light and air under moderate pressure, as with a pneumatic otoscope. (UMDNS, 1999)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Otolaryngology/instrumentation (1968-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98
Related: Otoscopy MeSH
DeCS ID: 33595
Unique ID: D019720
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Otoscopes - Preferred
Concept UI M0029277
Scope note Instruments designed to inspect or auscultate the ear. They are designed primarily to examine the outer ear canal and tympanic membrane by means of light and air under moderate pressure, as with a pneumatic otoscope. (UMDNS, 1999)
Preferred term Otoscopes
Entry term(s) Otoscope



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey