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Descriptor English: Travel Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina del Viajero
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina de Viagem
Descriptor French: Médecine des voyages
Entry term(s): Emporiatric Medicine
Emporiatrics
Medicine, Emporiatric
Medicine, Travel
Tree number(s): H02.403.850
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057236
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
Previous Indexing: Travel (1999-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010; for MEDICINE, EMPORIATRIC & EMPORIATRICS see TRAVEL 1993-2009
History Note: 2010; for MEDICINE, EMPORIATRIC & EMPORIATRICS use TRAVEL 1993-2009
DeCS ID: 53786
Unique ID: D057236
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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