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Descriptor in English: Debridement
Descriptor in Spanish: Desbridamiento
Descriptor in Portuguese: Desbridamento
Descriptor in French: Débridement
Entry term(s): Debridements
Tree number(s): E04.176
Scope note: The removal of foreign material and devitalized or contaminated tissue from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS UI: 3664
Descriptor UI: D003646
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/03/13
Debridement - Preferred
Concept UI M0005708
Scope note The removal of foreign material and devitalized or contaminated tissue from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Preferred term Debridement
Entry term(s) Debridements



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