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Descriptor English: Disaster Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina de Desastres
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina de Desastres
Descriptor French: Médecine de catastrophe
Entry term(s): Medicine, Disaster
Tree number(s): H02.403.230
SP8.946.117.190
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054597
Scope note: Branch of medicine involved with management and organization of public health response to disasters and major events including the special health and medical needs of a community in a disaster.
Annotation: specialty; differentiate from DISASTERS
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 2008
History Note: 2008
Related: Relief, Assistance and Protection in Disasters DeCS
DeCS ID: 52888
Unique ID: D054597
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2008/01/01
Date of Entry: 2007/07/09
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Disaster Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0506244
Scope note Branch of medicine involved with management and organization of public health response to disasters and major events including the special health and medical needs of a community in a disaster.
Preferred term Disaster Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Disaster



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