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Descriptor English: Vital Signs
Descriptor Spanish: Signos Vitales
Descriptor Portuguese: Sinais Vitais
Descriptor French: Signes vitaux
Entry term(s): Sign, Vital
Signs, Vital
Vital Sign
Tree number(s): E01.370.600.875
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055986
Scope note: The signs of life that may be monitored or measured, namely pulse rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, and blood pressure.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Blood Pressure (1953-2009)
Body Temperature (1965-2009)
Heart Rate (1967-2009)
Respiration (1964-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010
History Note: 2010
DeCS ID: 53683
Unique ID: D055986
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Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Vital Signs - Preferred
Concept UI M0524651
Scope note The signs of life that may be monitored or measured, namely pulse rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, and blood pressure.
Preferred term Vital Signs
Entry term(s) Sign, Vital
Signs, Vital
Vital Sign



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