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Medicine Chests MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Medicine Chests
Tree Number(s)
E07.546
Unique ID
D019026
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019026
Annotation
do not confuse with the modern medicine cabinet: read MeSH definition; may be used for doctor's bags; often in hist contexts so check hist tags
Scope Note
Boxes in which physicians kept their drugs and other medications, medical instruments and supplies, manuals, etc. As a carrying case or convenient storage receptacle, or a kind of portable pharmacy, the medicine chest was indispensable to the itinerant physician. The chest was usually larger and sturdier than a doctor's kit or bag.
Entry Version
MED CHESTS
Entry Term(s)
Chest, Medicine
Chests, Medicine
Medicine Chest
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/08
Revision Date
2004/07/28
Medicine Chests Preferred
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