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Descriptor English: History of Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Historia de la Medicina
Descriptor Portuguese: História da Medicina
Descriptor French: Histoire de la médecine
Entry term(s): History Medicines
Medicine Histories
Medicine, History
Medicines, History
Tree number(s): K01.400.552
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006666
Scope note: Study of past events and development in the field of Medicine.
Annotation: general; prefer /hist with specific medical concept and do not coordinate here; Manual 18.14+; 32.4-.6; Avicenna (Ibn Sina): see note under MEDICINE, ARABIC; DF: HIST MED
Entry Version: HIST MED
DeCS ID: 6825
Unique ID: D006666
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/01/22
History of Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0010439
Scope note Study of past events and development in the field of Medicine.
Preferred term History of Medicine
Entry term(s) History Medicines
Medicine Histories
Medicine, History
Medicines, History



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