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Descriptor English: Mud Therapy
Descriptor Spanish: Peloterapia
Descriptor terapia con barro
Entry term(s) arcilloterapia
barroterapia
baño de lama
baños de lama
fangoterapia
geoterapia
lodoterapia
peloidoterapia
peloterapia
tratamiento con barro
tratamiento con turba
Scope note: Empleo terapéutico de barro, en envolturas o en baños, con el fin de aprovecharse de las cualidades absorbentes de los lodos. Se ha utilizado para tratar el reumatismo y problemas cutáneos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Peloterapia
Descriptor French: Pélothérapie
Entry term(s): Bath, Mud
Clay Therapy
Fangotherapy
Geotherapy
Mud Bath
Mud Baths
Mud Pack
Mud Packs
Pack, Mud
Packs, Mud
Peat Therapy
Peloid Therapy
Pelotherapy
Therapy, Mud
Therapy, Peat
Therapy, Peloid
Tree number(s): E02.056.610
MT3.465.615
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009094
Scope note: The therapeutic use of mud in packs or baths taking advantage of the absorptive qualities of the mud. It has been used for rheumatism and skin problems.
Annotation: includes earth & clay
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
Entry Version: MUD THER
DeCS ID: 9286
Unique ID: D009094
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/26
Mud Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0014183
Scope note The therapeutic use of mud in packs or baths taking advantage of the absorptive qualities of the mud. It has been used for rheumatism and skin problems.
Preferred term Mud Therapy
Entry term(s) Clay Therapy
Geotherapy
Peloid Therapy
Pelotherapy
Therapy, Mud
Therapy, Peloid
Peat Therapy - Narrower
Concept UI M0380654
Preferred term Peat Therapy
Entry term(s) Therapy, Peat
Mud Packs - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0380655
Preferred term Mud Packs
Entry term(s) Mud Pack
Pack, Mud
Packs, Mud
Fangotherapy - Narrower
Concept UI M0380653
Scope note Fango refers to a volcanic mud in Italy.
Preferred term Fangotherapy
Mud Baths - Narrower
Concept UI M0014184
Preferred term Mud Baths
Entry term(s) Bath, Mud
Mud Bath



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