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Authorized Osteopathic Thesaurus Source Information

Web site
http://www.aacom.org/InfoFor/educators/Pages/thesaurus.aspx

Authority
The Authorized Osteopathic Thesaurus (AOT) is produced by the Educational Council of Osteopathic Principles of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, and staff from the Gibson D. Lewis Library at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

Purpose
AOT standardizes the diagnostic and therapeutic terminology of osteopathy.

Description
AOT is the official thesaurus for osteopathic medicine, defining the meaning and interrelationships of those terms that have a unique meaning in osteopathic medicine.

Audience
AOT is used by researchers and practitioners in the field of osteopathic medicine.

Update Frequency
AOT was last updated in 2004.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
AOT was last updated in the Metathesaurus in 2006.

Sites Consulted

  1. Official Osteopathic Thesaurus [Internet]. Chevy Chase (MD): American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine; 2004 [cited 2009 Dec 15]. Available from: http://www.aacom.org/InfoFor/educators/Pages/thesaurus.aspx