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Baths MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Baths
Tree Number(s)
E02.056.110
Unique ID
D001494
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001494
Annotation
for personal hygiene or med treatment; at home or in hosp, often not plain water (see note on HYDROTHERAPY), usually with additives; do not confuse with BALNEOLOGY (see note there); general only or unspecified; prefer specifics; note MUD BATHS see MUD THERAPY & SAND BATHS see AMMOTHERAPY; bathing in seawater is probably CLIMATOTHERAPY
Scope Note
The immersion or washing of the body or any of its parts in water or other medium for cleansing or medical treatment. It includes bathing for personal hygiene as well as for medical purposes with the addition of therapeutic agents, such as alkalines, antiseptics, oil, etc.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/26
Baths Preferred
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