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Medical Waste MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Medical Waste
Tree Number(s)
D20.944.460
N06.850.460.710.460
Unique ID
D008506
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008506
Annotation
DENTAL WASTE is also available
Scope Note
Blood, mucus, tissue removed at surgery or autopsy, soiled surgical dressings, and other materials requiring special disposal procedures.
Entry Version
MED WASTE
Entry Term(s)
Pathological Waste
Waste, Medical
Waste, Pathological
NLM Classification #
WA 790
Previous Indexing
Refuse Disposal (1966-1977)
See Also
Blood-Borne Pathogens
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under WASTE PRODUCTS 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under WASTE PRODUCTS 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/13
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Medical Waste Preferred
Waste, Pathological Narrower
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