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Unnecessary Procedures MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Unnecessary Procedures
Tree Number(s)
N02.421.380.450.500
N05.300.150.395.450.500
Unique ID
D019564
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019564
Scope Note
Diagnostic, therapeutic, and investigative procedures prescribed and performed by health professionals, the results of which do not justify the benefits or hazards and costs to the patient.
Entry Term(s)
Surgery, Unnecessary
Unnecessary Surgery
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2015/06/26
Unnecessary Procedures Preferred
Unnecessary Surgery Narrower
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