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Descriptor English: Respiratory Aspiration
Descriptor Spanish: Aspiración Respiratoria
Descriptor Portuguese: Aspiração Respiratória
Descriptor French: Inhalation bronchique
Entry term(s): Aspiration, Respiratory
Tree number(s): C08.618.749
C23.550.773
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053120
Scope note: Inhaling liquid or solids, such as stomach contents, into the RESPIRATORY TRACT. When this causes severe lung damage, it is called ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA.
Annotation: ASPIRATION, MECHANICAL is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Inhalation (1966-2006)
Pneumonia, Aspiration (1965-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007; see INHALATION 2004-2006 and PNEUMONIA, ASPIRATION 1984-2006
History Note: 2007; use INHALATION 2004-2006; for ASPIRATION OF GASTRIC CONTENTS use PNEUMONIA, ASPIRATION 1984-2006
Related: Pneumonia, Aspiration MeSH
DeCS ID: 52104
Unique ID: D053120
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Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Respiratory Aspiration - Preferred
Concept UI M0487803
Scope note Inhaling liquid or solids, such as stomach contents, into the RESPIRATORY TRACT. When this causes severe lung damage, it is called ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA.
Preferred term Respiratory Aspiration
Entry term(s) Aspiration, Respiratory



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