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Descriptor English: Diathermy
Descriptor Spanish: Diatermia
Descriptor Portuguese: Diatermia
Descriptor French: Diathermie
Entry term(s): Diathermies
Tree number(s): E02.565.280
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003972
Scope note: The induction of local hyperthermia by either short radio waves or high-frequency sound waves.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 3999
Unique ID: D003972
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/26
Diathermy - Preferred
Concept UI M0006218
Scope note The induction of local hyperthermia by either short radio waves or high-frequency sound waves.
Preferred term Diathermy
Entry term(s) Diathermies



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