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Descriptor in English: Occupational Medicine
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicina del Trabajo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicina do Trabalho
Descriptor in 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
Scope note: Medical specialty concerned with the promotion and maintenance of the physical and mental health of employees in occupational settings.
Annotation: SPEC; do not confuse with OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, the health of the worker; Manual 31.14: relation to INDUSTRY & OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES; DF: OCCUP MED
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
Online Note: use OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE to search INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE 1966-78
History Note: 79; was INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE 1963-78
See also the descriptors: Occupational Diseases MeSH
Occupational Health Services MeSH
Protective Devices MeSH
DeCS UI: 9972
Descriptor UI: D009787
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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