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Descriptor English: Occupational Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina del Trabajo
Descriptor medicina del trabajo
Entry term(s) medicina industrial
medicina laboral
Scope note: Especialidad médica que se ocupa de la promoción y mantenimiento de la salud física y mental de los empleados en el entorno laboral.
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina do Trabalho
Descriptor French: Médecine du travail
Entry term(s): Industrial Medicine
Medicine, Industrial
Medicine, Occupational
Tree number(s): H02.403.720.750.510
SP4.046.452
VS4.002.001.002
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009787
Scope note: Medical specialty concerned with the promotion and maintenance of the physical and mental health of employees in occupational settings.
Annotation: specialty; do not confuse with OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, the health of the worker or with OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
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
Public MeSH Note: 79; was INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE 1963-78
Online Note: use OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE to search INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE 1966-78
History Note: 79; was INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE 1963-78
Entry Version: OCCUP MED
Related: Occupational Diseases MeSH
Occupational Health Services MeSH
Protective Devices MeSH
DeCS ID: 9972
Unique ID: D009787
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Occupational Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0015197
Scope note Medical specialty concerned with the promotion and maintenance of the physical and mental health of employees in occupational settings.
Preferred term Occupational Medicine
Entry term(s) Industrial Medicine
Medicine, Industrial
Medicine, Occupational



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