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Descriptor English: Health Physics
Descriptor Spanish: Física Sanitaria
Descriptor Portuguese: Física Sanitária
Descriptor French: Radioprotection (spécialité)
Entry term(s): Physics, Health
Physics, Radiologic
Radiologic Physics
Tree number(s): H01.671.368
H02.229.333
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006283
Scope note: The science concerned with problems of radiation protection relevant to reducing or preventing radiation exposure, and the effects of ionizing radiation on humans and their environment.
Annotation: physics or phys principles in the field of med = specific med term (IM) + PHYSICS (NIM) or specific phys principle (IM), as "The physics of brachytherapy" = BRACHYTHERAPY (IM) + PHYSICS (NIM)
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: Radiation Protection (1966)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73(67)
Related: Radiation Monitoring MeSH
Radiation Protection MeSH
Radiometry MeSH
DeCS ID: 6434
Unique ID: D006283
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Health Physics - Preferred
Concept UI M0009860
Scope note The science concerned with problems of radiation protection relevant to reducing or preventing radiation exposure, and the effects of ionizing radiation on humans and their environment.
Preferred term Health Physics
Entry term(s) Physics, Health
Physics, Radiologic
Radiologic Physics



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