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Medical Waste Disposal MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Medical Waste Disposal
Tree Number(s)
D20.944.460.300
N06.850.460.710.460.300
N06.850.860.510.900.600.600
Unique ID
D017744
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017744
Annotation
disposal of dental waste: coord IM with DENTAL WASTE (IM)
Scope Note
Management, removal, and elimination of biologic, infectious, pathologic, and dental waste. The concept includes blood, mucus, tissue removed at surgery or autopsy, soiled surgical dressings, and other materials requiring special control and handling. Disposal may take place where the waste is generated or elsewhere.
Entry Version
MED WASTE DISPOSAL
Entry Term(s)
Biologic Waste Disposal
Biological Waste Disposal
Disposal, Biological Waste
Disposal, Infectious Waste
Disposal, Medical Waste
Disposal, Pathological Waste
Infectious Waste Disposal
Pathological Waste Disposal
Specimen Disposal
Waste Disposal, Biological
Waste Disposal, Infectious
Waste Disposal, Medical
Waste Disposal, Pathological
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WA 790
Previous Indexing
Medical Waste (1991-1993)
Refuse Disposal (1966-1993)
Waste Products (1978-1990)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/04
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Medical Waste Disposal Preferred
Waste Disposal, Infectious Narrower
Specimen Disposal Narrower
Waste Disposal, Pathological Narrower
Biological Waste Disposal Broader
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