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Descriptor English: Crutches
Descriptor Spanish: Muletas
Descriptor muletas
Scope note: Soportes de madera o metal diseñados para auxiliar a una persona a deambular. (UMDNS, 1999)
Descriptor Portuguese: Muletas
Descriptor French: Béquilles
Tree number(s): E07.858.442.281
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003446
Scope note: Wooden or metal staffs designed to aid a person in walking. (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
DeCS ID: 3463
Unique ID: D003446
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Crutches - Preferred
Concept UI M0005374
Scope note Wooden or metal staffs designed to aid a person in walking. (UMDNS,1999)
Preferred term Crutches



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