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Respiratory Therapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Respiratory Therapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.880
Unique ID
D012138
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012138
Annotation
do not confuse with ADMINISTRATION, INHALATION
Scope Note
Care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. It includes the therapeutic use of medical gases and their administrative apparatus, environmental control systems, humidification, aerosols, ventilatory support, bronchopulmonary drainage and exercise, respiratory rehabilitation, assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and maintenance of natural, artificial, and mechanical airways.
Entry Version
RESPIRATORY THER
Entry Term(s)
Inhalation Therapy
Therapy, Inhalation
Therapy, Respiratory
See Also
Airway Management
Breathing Exercises
Public MeSH Note
78; was INHALATION THERAPY 1963-77
Online Note
use RESPIRATORY THERAPY to search INHALATION THERAPY 1966-77
History Note
78; was INHALATION THERAPY 1963-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Respiratory Therapy Preferred
Inhalation Therapy Related
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