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Immobilization MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Immobilization
Tree Number(s)
E05.472
Unique ID
D007103
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007103
Annotation
in Russian literature "hypokinesia" = IMMOBILIZATION, not HYPOKINESIA; immobilization of animals for easy handling can go here if by methods other than RESTRAINT, PHYSICAL (see note there); not for immobilization of fractures ( = FRACTURE FIXATION); do not confuse with BED REST
Scope Note
The restriction of the MOVEMENT of whole or part of the body by physical means (RESTRAINT, PHYSICAL) or chemically by ANALGESIA, or the use of TRANQUILIZING AGENTS or NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS. It includes experimental protocols used to evaluate the physiologic effects of immobility.
Entry Term(s)
Hypokinesia, Experimental
See Also
Disabled Persons
Fracture Fixation
Freezing Reaction, Cataleptic
Hypokinesia
Immobility Response, Tonic
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Public MeSH Note
1967; for HYPOKINESIA, EXPERIMENTAL see HYPOKINESIA 2000-2004
History Note
1967(1964); for HYPOKINESIA, EXPERIMENTAL use HYPOKINESIA 2000-2004
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Immobilization Preferred
Hypokinesia, Experimental Narrower
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