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Decontamination
MeSH HeadingDecontamination
Tree NumberN06.850.780.325
Scope NoteThe removal of contaminating material, such as radioactive materials, biological materials, or CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS, from a person or object.
Allowable QualifiersEC ES HI IS LJ MT SN ST
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD003666


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Environment and Public Health [N06]
   Public Health [N06.850]
      Public Health Practice [N06.850.780]
Communicable Disease Control [N06.850.780.200]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDecontamination [N06.850.780.325]
Environmental Monitoring [N06.850.780.375]  +
Mass Screening [N06.850.780.500]  +
Population Surveillance [N06.850.780.675]  +
Primary Prevention [N06.850.780.680]  +
Secondary Prevention [N06.850.780.750]
Tertiary Prevention [N06.850.780.800]

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