Descriptor English: Needles
Descriptor Spanish: Agujas
Descriptor agujas
Scope note: Instrumentos afilados utilizados para puncionar o suturar.
Descriptor Portuguese: Agulhas
Descriptor French: Aiguilles
Entry term(s): Hypodermic Needle
Hypodermic Needles
Needle, Hypodermic
Needles, Hypodermic
Tree number(s): E07.612
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Sharp instruments used for puncturing or suturing.
Annotation: Disinfection of needles with household bleach as by intravenous drug users index NEEDLES + DISINFECTION + SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: appropriate heading/instrumentation (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73(71)
DeCS ID: 9530
Unique ID: D009339
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Needles - Preferred
Concept UI M0014547
Scope note Sharp instruments used for puncturing or suturing.
Preferred term Needles
Entry term(s) Needle
Hypodermic Needles - Narrower
Concept UI M0519589
Preferred term Hypodermic Needles
Entry term(s) Hypodermic Needle
Needle, Hypodermic
Needles, Hypodermic

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