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Decompression MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Decompression
Tree Number(s)
E02.278
G01.374.715.250
Unique ID
D003664
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003664
Annotation
restrict to "decompression external to the body": not for surg decompression ( = DECOMPRESSION, SURGICAL)
Scope Note
Decompression external to the body, most often the slow lessening of external pressure on the whole body (especially in caisson workers, deep sea divers, and persons who ascend to great heights) to prevent DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS. It includes also sudden accidental decompression, but not surgical (local) decompression or decompression applied through body openings.
Public MeSH Note
80; see PRESSURE 1975-79
History Note
80(75)
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Decompression Preferred
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