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Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation
Tree Number(s)
E02.331.800
E02.779.468.800
E02.831.535.468.800
E03.091.823
Unique ID
D004561
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004561
Annotation
do not confuse with ELECTRONARCOSIS
Scope Note
The use of specifically placed small electrodes to deliver electrical impulses across the SKIN to relieve PAIN. It is used less frequently to produce ANESTHESIA.
Entry Term(s)
Analgesic Cutaneous Electrostimulation
Electric Stimulation, Transcutaneous
Electrical Stimulation, Transcutaneous
Electroanalgesia
Percutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation
Percutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
Percutaneous Electrical Neuromodulation
Percutaneous Neuromodulation Therapy
TENS
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation
Transdermal Electrostimulation
NLM Classification #
WB 495
Previous Indexing
Electric Stimulation (1966-1983)
Electric Stimulation Therapy (1966-1983)
See Also
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation
Public MeSH Note
1990; was ELECTROANALGESIA see under ELECTROTHERAPY l984-1989
History Note
1990; use ELECTROTHERAPY 1984-1989
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1983/06/13
Revision Date
2021/03/04
Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation Preferred
Percutaneous Neuromodulation Therapy Related
Analgesic Cutaneous Electrostimulation Narrower
Electroanalgesia Narrower
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