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Labor Pain MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Labor Pain
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.592.612.451
Unique ID
D048949
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D048949
Scope Note
Pain associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR in CHILDBIRTH. It is caused primarily by UTERINE CONTRACTION as well as pressure on the CERVIX; BLADDER; and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Labor pain mostly occurs in the ABDOMEN; the GROIN; and the BACK.
Entry Term(s)
Obstetric Pain
NLM Classification #
WQ 300
Previous Indexing
Labor, Obstetric (1965-2004)
Pain (1965-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Entry Combination
prevention & control:Analgesia, Obstetrical
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Labor Pain Preferred
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