Descriptor English: Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina
Descriptor French: Médecine
Entry term(s): Spécialités médicales
Tree number(s): H02.403
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.
Annotation: medicine only as a field, profession or discipline: differentiate from DELIVERY OF HEALTH CARE where the patient is emphasized; very general; it is divided broadly into experimental medicine ( = BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH) & CLINICAL MEDICINE, a specialty devoted to the diagnosis & management of human patients; / legislation & jurisprudence = LEGISLATION, MEDICAL or JURISPRUDENCE or FORENSIC MEDICINE; LEGAL MEDICINE see FORENSIC MEDICINE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
IS instrumentation
MT méthodes
OG organisation et administration
SN statistiques et données numériques
ST normes
TD tendances
Entry Combination: economics:Economics, Medical
education:Education, Medical
history:History of Medicine
legislation & jurisprudence:Legislation, Medical
ethics:Ethics, Medical
Related: Enseignement médical MeSH
Histoire de la médecine MeSH
Législation médicale MeSH
Économie médicale MeSH
DeCS ID: 8678
Unique ID: D008511
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Médecine - Preferred
Concept UI M0013251
Preferred term Médecine
Spécialités médicales - Narrower
Concept UI M0020217
Preferred term Spécialités médicales

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