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Therapeutic Irrigation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Therapeutic Irrigation
Tree Number(s)
E02.779.492.500
E02.831.535.492.500
E05.927
Unique ID
D007507
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007507
Annotation
IM only as general procedure; NIM for irrigation of specific organ or site; entry term LAVAGE: note several precoordinated lavage terms are also available.
Scope Note
The washing of a body cavity or surface by flowing water or solution for therapy or diagnosis.
Entry Term(s)
Douching
Lavage
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Therapeutic Irrigation Preferred
Lavage Narrower
Douching Narrower
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