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Descriptor in English: Travel Medicine
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicina del Viajero
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicina de Viagem
Descriptor in French: Médecine des voyages
Entry term(s): Emporiatric Medicine
Emporiatrics
Medicine, Emporiatric
Medicine, Travel
Tree number(s): H02.403.850
Scope note: Multidisciplinary field focusing on prevention of infectious diseases and patient safety during international TRAVEL. Key element of patient's pre-travel visit to the physician is a health risk assessment.
Annotation: the specialty; TRAVEL-RELATED ILLNESS is also available; do not confuse with TRAVEL NURSING - nursing practice in which nurses travel to work in temporary positions
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
History Note: 2010; for MEDICINE, EMPORIATRIC & EMPORIATRICS use TRAVEL 1993-2009
DeCS UI: 53786
Descriptor UI: D057236
Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Travel Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0535187
Scope note Multidisciplinary field focusing on prevention of infectious diseases and patient safety during international TRAVEL. Key element of patient's pre-travel visit to the physician is a health risk assessment.
Preferred term Travel Medicine
Entry term(s) Emporiatric Medicine
Medicine, Emporiatric
Medicine, Travel
Emporiatrics - Narrower
Concept UI M0021852
Scope note The specialty devoted to the medical aspects of travel. It excludes study tours.
Preferred term Emporiatrics



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