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Descriptor English:   Medicine 
Descriptor Spanish:   Medicina 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Medicina 
Synonyms English:   Medical Specialities
Medical Speciality
Medical Specialties
Medical Specialty
Specialities, Medical
Speciality, Medical
Specialties, Medical
Specialty, Medical  
Tree Number:   H02.403
Definition English:   The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health. 
Indexing Annotation English:   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
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Medicine/economics use Economics, Medical
Medicine/education use Education, Medical
Medicine/history use History of Medicine
Medicine/legislation & jurisprudence use Legislation, Medical
Medicine/ethics use Ethics, Medical
See Related English:   Economics, Medical
Education, Medical
History of Medicine
Legislation, Medical
History Note English:   1963 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification IS instrumentation
MT methods OG organization & administration
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends  
Record Number:   8678 
Unique Identifier:   D008511 

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