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Descriptor English: Acupuncture
Descriptor Spanish: Acupuntura
Descriptor Portuguese: Acupuntura
Descriptor French: Acupuncture
Entry term(s): Pharmacopuncture
Tree number(s): H02.004
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D026881
Scope note: The occupational discipline of the traditional Chinese methods of ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY for treating disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians.
Annotation: use for the discipline only; do not confuse with ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY
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: Acupuncture Therapy/trends (1978-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
Related: Acupuncture Therapy MeSH
DeCS ID: 36318
Unique ID: D026881
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Acupuncture - Preferred
Concept UI M0379192
Scope note The occupational discipline of the traditional Chinese methods of ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY for treating disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians.
Preferred term Acupuncture
Pharmacopuncture - Narrower
Concept UI M000617955
Preferred term Pharmacopuncture



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