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Descriptor English: Equipment Failure
Descriptor Spanish: Falla de Equipo
Descriptor Portuguese: Falha de Equipamento
Descriptor French: Panne d'appareillage
Entry term(s): Defect, Equipment
Defects, Equipment
Device Failure
Device Failure, Medical
Device Failures
Device Failures, Medical
Equipment Defect
Equipment Defects
Equipment Failures
Equipment Malfunction
Equipment Malfunctions
Equipment Misuse
Equipment Misuses
Failure, Device
Failure, Equipment
Failure, Medical Device
Failures, Device
Failures, Equipment
Failures, Medical Device
Malfunction, Equipment
Malfunctions, Equipment
Medical Device Failure
Misuse, Equipment
Misuses, Equipment
Tree number(s): E05.325
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004868
Scope note: Failure of equipment to perform to standard. The failure may be due to defects or improper use.
Annotation: coordinate with specific equipment or specific technique / instrum
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
SN statistics & numerical data
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 82
History Note: 82
DeCS ID: 4947
Unique ID: D004868
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Date Established: 1982/01/01
Date of Entry: 1981/05/15
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Equipment Failure - Preferred
Concept UI M0007640
Scope note Failure of equipment to perform to standard. The failure may be due to defects or improper use.
Preferred term Equipment Failure
Entry term(s) Equipment Failures
Failure, Equipment
Failures, Equipment
Device Failure - Narrower
Concept UI M0007643
Preferred term Device Failure
Entry term(s) Device Failures
Equipment Malfunction
Equipment Malfunctions
Failure, Device
Failures, Device
Malfunction, Equipment
Malfunctions, Equipment
Misuse, Equipment - Broader
Concept UI M0007642
Preferred term Misuse, Equipment
Entry term(s) Equipment Misuse
Equipment Misuses
Misuses, Equipment
Defects, Equipment - Broader
Concept UI M0007638
Preferred term Defects, Equipment
Entry term(s) Defect, Equipment
Equipment Defect
Equipment Defects
Medical Device Failure - Narrower
Concept UI M0007641
Preferred term Medical Device Failure
Entry term(s) Device Failure, Medical
Device Failures, Medical
Failure, Medical Device
Failures, Medical Device



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