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Descriptor English: Therapeutic Irrigation
Descriptor Spanish: Irrigación Terapéutica
Descriptor Portuguese: Irrigação Terapêutica
Descriptor French: Irrigation thérapeutique
Entry term(s): Douching
Douchings
Irrigation, Therapeutic
Irrigations, Therapeutic
Lavage
Lavages
Therapeutic Irrigations
Tree number(s): E02.779.492.500
E02.831.535.492.500
E05.927
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007507
Scope note: The washing of a body cavity or surface by flowing water or solution for therapy or diagnosis.
Annotation: IM only as general procedure; NIM for irrigation of specific organ or site; entry term LAVAGE: note several precoordinated lavage terms are also available.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 7674
Unique ID: D007507
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: 2016/05/31
Therapeutic Irrigation - Preferred
Concept UI M0011726
Scope note The washing of a body cavity or surface by flowing water or solution for therapy or diagnosis.
Preferred term Therapeutic Irrigation
Entry term(s) Irrigation, Therapeutic
Irrigations, Therapeutic
Therapeutic Irrigations
Lavage - Narrower
Concept UI M0545750
Preferred term Lavage
Entry term(s) Lavages
Douching - Narrower
Concept UI M0545749
Preferred term Douching
Entry term(s) Douchings



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