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Descriptor English: Enema
Descriptor Spanish: Enema
Descriptor Portuguese: Enema
Descriptor French: Lavement (produit)
Entry term(s): Enemas
Enemata
Enematas
Tree number(s): E02.319.347
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004733
Scope note: Insertion of a solution or compound through the RECTUM with the purpose of cleansing the COLON or for diagnostic procedures.
Annotation: barium enema: coordinate with BARIUM SULFATE, not BARIUM
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: 4811
Unique ID: D004733
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Enema - Preferred
Concept UI M0007440
Scope note Insertion of a solution or compound through the RECTUM with the purpose of cleansing the COLON or for diagnostic procedures.
Preferred term Enema
Entry term(s) Enemas
Enemata
Enematas



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