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Subjects term Scope note Results
  • The science dealing with the establishment and maintenance of health in the individual and the group. It includes the conditions and practices conducive to health. (Webster, 3d ed)
Forensic Medicine

Use for: Legal Medicine, Medicine, Forensic, Medicine, Legal

  • The application of medical knowledge to questions of law.
  • Annotation: for crime or identification: differentiate from JURISPRUDENCE, usually civil suits; for human identification of skeletal remains HUMAN IDENTIFICATION see FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY is available; for human identification by teeth see FORENSIC DENTISTRY; note other specific forensic terms are also available
Education, Special.

Use for: Special Education

  • Education of the individual who markedly deviates intellectually, physically, socially, or emotionally from those considered to be normal, thus requiring special instruction.

Use for: Deaf Mutism, Deaf-Mutism, Deafness Permanent, Deafness, Acquired, Hearing Loss Permanent, Hearing Loss, Complete, Hearing Loss, Extreme, Prelingual Deafness

  • A general term for the complete loss of the ability to hear from both ears.
  • Annotation: differentiate from HEARING LOSS, BILATERAL; see various specific terms under HEARING LOSS

Use for: Laryngology, Otology, Otorhinolaryngology

  • A surgical specialty concerned with the study and treatment of disorders of the ear, nose, and throat.
  • Annotation: use for the specialty only; corresponding disease term is OTOLARYNGOLOGIC DISEASES or specifics Scope Note
Hearing Aids

Use for: Ear Molds

  • Wearable sound-amplifying devices that are intended to compensate for impaired hearing. These generic devices include air-conduction hearing aids and bone-conduction hearing aids. (UMDNS, 1999)
  • Annotation: "hearing aid" is correct translation for "prothèse auditive", not "auditory prosthesis" unless you mean COCHLEAR IMPLANT
Rare Books

Use for: Book rarities , Bibliography--Rare books

Deaf -- Education 1
Education, Medical, Graduate

Use for: Education, Graduate Medical, Graduate Medical Education, Medical Education, Graduate

  • Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
  • Annotation: differentiate from EDUCATION, MEDICAL, CONTINUING: see note on EDUCATION, CONTINUING; Manual 34.22 GRAD
Hospitals, Teaching 6
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • The artificial substitution of heart and lung action as indicated for HEART ARREST resulting from electric shock, DROWNING, respiratory arrest, or other causes. The two major components of cardiopulmonary resuscitation are artificial ventilation (RESPIRATION, ARTIFICIAL) and closed-chest CARDIAC MASSAGE.
Personnel, Hospital 3
Personnel Selection 2
Salaries and Fringe Benefits 1
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