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Descriptor in English: Internal Medicine
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicina Interna
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicina Interna
Descriptor in French: Médecine interne
Entry term(s): Medicine, Internal
Tree number(s): H02.403.429
Scope note: A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.
Annotation: SPEC; when permitted for "internal diseases": Manual 28.10; DF: INTERNAL MED
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
DeCS UI: 7553
Descriptor UI: D007388
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Internal Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0011519
Scope note A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.
Preferred term Internal Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Internal



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