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Descriptor English: Athletic Tape
Descriptor Spanish: Cinta Atlética
Descriptor Portuguese: Fita Atlética
Descriptor French: Bande adhésive de contention
Entry term(s): Kinesio Tape
Kinesio Tapes
Kinesiotape
Orthotic Tape
Tape, Athletic
Tape, Kinesio
Tape, Orthotic
Tapes, Kinesio
Tree number(s): E07.101.036
E07.858.442.743.159
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055052
Scope note: Adhesive tape with the mechanical strength to resist stretching. It is applied to the skin to support, stabilize, and restrict movement to aid healing and/or prevent injuries of the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Bandages (1974-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 53253
Unique ID: D055052
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2017/04/14
Athletic Tape - Preferred
Concept UI M0513271
Scope note Adhesive tape with the mechanical strength to resist stretching. It is applied to the skin to support, stabilize, and restrict movement to aid healing and/or prevent injuries of the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.
Preferred term Athletic Tape
Entry term(s) Orthotic Tape
Tape, Athletic
Tape, Orthotic
Kinesio Tape - Narrower
Concept UI M000621824
Preferred term Kinesio Tape
Entry term(s) Kinesio Tapes
Kinesiotape
Tape, Kinesio
Tapes, Kinesio



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