Descriptor English: Chills
Descriptor Spanish: Escalofríos
Descriptor escalofríos
Entry term(s) escalofrío
Scope note: Sensación repentina de frío. Puede ir acompañada de TIRITONA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Calafrios
Descriptor French: Sensation de froid
Tree number(s): C23.888.208
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The sudden sensation of being cold. It may be accompanied by SHIVERING.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Shivering (1977-2000)
Public MeSH Note: 2001; see SHIVERING 1977-2000
History Note: 2001; use SHIVERING 1977-2000
Related: Shivering MeSH
DeCS ID: 35319
Unique ID: D023341
NLM Classification: WB 152
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Date Established: 2001/01/01
Date of Entry: 2000/06/22
Chills - Preferred
Concept UI M0019780
Scope note The sudden sensation of being cold. It may be accompanied by SHIVERING.
Preferred term Chills

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