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N95 Respirators MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
N95 Respirators
Tree Number(s)
E07.325.877.750
E07.700.560.937.500
E07.700.700.500
E07.858.594.875
J01.637.708.560.937.500
Unique ID
D000087162
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000087162
Scope Note
Respiratory protective devices designed to achieve a close seal around the nose and mouth to maintain efficient filtration of aerosolized particles and droplets. They are often fitted for the prevention of the spread of infections (e.g. COVID19) or to administer inhaled anesthetics or other gases.
Entry Term(s)
N95 FFRs
N95 Face Masks
N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators
N95 Masks
Previous Indexing
Masks (2006-2020)
Respiratory Protective Devices (2000-2020)
Public MeSH Note
2021
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2022/07/14
N95 Respirators Preferred
N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators Narrower
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