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Health Occupations > Medicine
PREFERRED TERM
Medicine  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • Specialties, Medical
NOTE
  • 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
SCOPE NOTE
  • The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.
HISTORY NOTE
  • 1963
IN OTHER LANGUAGES

Finnish

ars medicina
medicina
Ars medicina

Latin (Finland)

Medicina

Swedish

Discipliner, medicinska
Läkekonst
Specialiteter, medicinska
URI
http://www.yso.fi/onto/mesh/D008511
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