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Descriptor in English: Emergencies
Descriptor in Spanish: Urgencias Médicas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Emergências
Descriptor in French: Urgences
Entry term(s): Emergency
Tree number(s): C23.550.291.781
HP2.029.300.067.074
HP3.007.053
N06.230.100.083
N06.850.376
Scope note: Situations or conditions requiring immediate intervention to avoid serious adverse results.
Annotation: EMERGENCY MEDICINE is the corresponding specialty; emergencies in specific diseases: coordinate NIM with specific disease (IM); "drug emergencies": coordinate NIM with specific drug or chemical with probably /pois (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EP epidemiology
HI history
NU nursing
PX psychology
VE veterinary
See also the descriptors: Crisis Intervention MeSH
Critical Care MeSH
Emergency Treatment MeSH
First Aid MeSH
Hotlines MeSH
DeCS UI: 4705
Descriptor UI: D004630
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Emergencies - Preferred
Concept UI M0007266
Scope note Situations or conditions requiring immediate intervention to avoid serious adverse results.
Preferred term Emergencies
Entry term(s) Emergency



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