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Manufactured Object

MeSH ID: T073

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  • 3-D Image [M0357643]
  • Abattoirs [M0000003]
    Places where animals are slaughtered and dressed for market.
  • Academic Dissertations [Publication Type] [M0028970]
    Works consisting of formal presentations made usually to fulfill requirements for an academic degree.
  • Academic Medical Centers [M0000069]
    Medical complexes consisting of medical school, hospitals, clinics, libraries, administrative facilities, etc.
  • Adhesives [M0000420]
    Substances that cause the adherence of two surfaces. They include glues (properly collagen-derived adhesives), mucilages, sticky pastes, gums, resins, or latex.
  • Air Ambulances [M0026799]
    Fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters equipped for air transport of patients.
  • Air Bags [M0026230]
    Automotive safety devices consisting of a bag designed to inflate upon collision and prevent passengers from pitching forward. (American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)
  • Aircraft [M0000607]
    A weight-carrying structure for navigation of the air that is supported either by its own buoyancy or by the dynamic action of the air against its surfaces. (Webster, 1973)
  • All-Terrain Vehicles [M0023906]
  • Ambulances [M0000857]
    A vehicle equipped for transporting patients in need of emergency care.
  • Ambulatory Care Facilities [M0000863]
    Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.
  • Amplifiers [M0001030]
    Electronic devices that increase the strength of an input signal, or apparatus for increasing the magnification of a microscope. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
  • Annual Reports [M0001260]
    Annual statements reviewing the status of the administrative and operational functions and accomplishments of an institution or organization.
  • Anode [M0007178]
  • apparatus [M0030492]
  • appliances [M0030493]
  • Archives [M0001668]
  • Assisted Living Facilities [M0421991]
    A housing and health care alternative combining independence with personal care. It provides a combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the needs, both scheduled and unscheduled, of those who need help with activities of daily living. (www.alfa.org)
  • Atlases [M0001914]
  • Atlases [Publication Type] [M0030137]
    Works consisting of collections of illustrative plates, charts, etc., usually with explanatory captions.
  • Audiotapes [M0021039]
  • Audiovisual Aids [M0001953]
    Auditory and visual instructional materials.
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communications Systems [M0467668]
  • Automobiles [M0002006]
    A usually four-wheeled automotive vehicle designed for passenger transportation and commonly propelled by an internal-combustion engine using a volatile fuel. (Webster, 1973)
  • Awards [M0002044]
  • Awards and Prizes [M0002045]
  • Barriers, Architectural [M0001664]
  • Baseballs [M0002210]
  • Basketballs [M0002221]
  • Bedding [M0002268]
  • Bedding and Linens [M0002269]
    Articles of cloth, usually cotton or rayon and other synthetic or cotton-blend fabrics, used in households, hospitals, physicians' examining rooms, nursing homes, etc., for sheets, pillow cases, toweling, gowns, drapes, and the like.
  • Beds [M0002271]
    Equipment on which one may lie and sleep, especially as used to care for the hospital patient.
  • Betatrons [M0015985]
  • Bible [M0002455]
    The book composed of writings generally accepted by Christians as inspired by God and of divine authority. (Webster, 3d ed)
  • Bibliography [M0002457]
    A list of works, documents or other publications, usually with some relationship between them, e.g., by a given author, on a given subject, or published in a given place, and differing from a catalog in that its contents are restricted to holdings of a single collection, library, or group of libraries. (The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
  • Bibliography [Publication Type] [M0025104]
    A work consisting of a list of books, articles, documents, publications, and other items, usually on a single subject or related subjects.
  • Biobibliography [M0002505]
    A biography which includes a list of the writings of the subject person.
  • Biomimetic Devices [M0422711]
    Devices fabricated with materials from biological systems.
  • Biomimetic Materials [M0422710]
    Materials fabricated by BIOMIMETICS techniques, i.e., based on natural processes found in biological systems.
  • Birth Certificates [M0002581]
    Official certifications by a physician recording the individual's birth date, place of birth, parentage and other required identifying data which are filed with the local registrar of vital statistics.
  • Birth Records [M0002582]
  • Birthing Centers [M0025250]
    Free-standing facilities that provide prenatal, childbirth, and postnatal care and usually incorporate family-centered maternity care concepts and practices.
  • Boats [M0019778]
  • Bombs [M0496774]
  • Book Imprints [M0002803]
  • Book Ornamentation [M0002805]
  • Bookplates [M0002810]
    Labels pasted in books to mark their ownership and sometimes to indicate their location in a library. Private bookplates are often ornate or artistic: simpler and smaller ones bearing merely the owner's name are called "book labels." They are usually pasted on the front endpaper of books. (From Harrod, The Librarians' Glossary and Reference Book, 4th rev ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
  • Bookplates [Publication Type] [M0028982]
    Works consisting of book owner's identification labels. They are usually intended for attaching inside a book or similar object. (From Thesaurus for Graphic Materials II: Genre and Physical Characteristic Terms, 1995)
  • Books [M0002812]
  • Books, Illustrated [M0002813]
    Books containing photographs, prints, drawings, portraits, plates, diagrams, facsimiles, maps, tables, or other representations or systematic arrangement of data designed to elucidate or decorate its contents. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p114)
  • Broadsides [M0002926]
    Published pieces of paper or other material, usually printed on one side and intended to be read unfolded and usually intended to be posted, publicly distributed, or sold. (From Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing, 2d ed)
  • Budgets [M0003000]
    Detailed financial plans for carrying out specific activities for a certain period of time. They include proposed income and expenditures.
  • Burn Units [M0003061]
    Specialized hospital facilities which provide intensive care for burn patients.
  • Buses [M0477633]
  • Caduceus [M0007244]
  • Calculators, Programmable [M0004972]
  • Cancer Care Facilities [M0003250]
    Institutions specializing in the care of cancer patients.
  • Car Seats [M0023663]
  • Cardiac Care Facilities [M0003450]
    Institutions specializing in the care of patients with heart disorders.
  • Carpets [M0008563]
  • Catalogs [Publication Type] [M0028985]
    Works consisting of bibliographic records, created according to specific and uniform principles of construction and under the control of an authority file, which describe the materials contained in a collection, library, or group of libraries. Catalogs include also lists of materials prepared for a particular purpose, such as exhibition catalogs, sales catalogs, garden catalogs, medical supply catalogs. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Sciences, 1983)
  • Catalogs, Booksellers' [M0003620]
  • Catalogs, Commercial [M0003621]
  • Catalogs, Drug [M0003622]
  • Catalogs, Library [M0003623]
  • Catalogs, Publishers' [M0003624]
  • Catalogs, Union [M0003625]
  • Cathode [M0007179]
  • Cathode Ray Tube Display [M0005678]
  • CD-I [M0028412]
    An optical disk storage system used on specialized players that combine the functions of computer and CD player in a self-contained box, designed to be connected to a television set and a home stereo for video and sound output. The player is controlled with a hand-held remote unit resembling a television remote control. (J Allied Health 1993 Winter;22(1):131-8)
  • CD-ROM [M0024821]
    An optical disk storage system for computers on which data can be read or from which data can be retrieved but not entered or modified. A CD-ROM unit is almost identical to the compact disk playback device for home use.
  • Cellophane [M0003776]
    A generic name for film produced from wood pulp by the viscose process. It is a thin, transparent sheeting of regenerated cellulose, moisture-proof and sometimes dyed, and used chiefly as food wrapping or as bags for dialysis. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed & McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
  • Cellular Phone [M0421449]
    Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple "cells." As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.
  • Ceramics [M0003836]
    Products made by baking or firing nonmetallic minerals (clay and similar materials). In making dental restorations or parts of restorations the material is fused porcelain. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
  • Child Day Care Centers [M0004056]
    Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.
  • Child Guidance Clinics [M0004065]
    Facilities which administer the delivery of mental health counseling services to children.
  • Clothing [M0004641]
  • Coins [M0015082]
  • Communication Aids for Disabled [M0004875]
    Equipment that provides mentally or physically disabled persons with a means of communication. The aids include display boards, typewriters, cathode ray tubes, computers, and speech synthesizers. The output of such aids includes written words, artificial speech, language signs, Morse code, and pictures.
  • Communication Boards [M0004876]
  • Communications Media [M0004880]
    The means of interchanging or transmitting and receiving information. Historically the media were written: books, journals, newspapers, and other publications; in the modern age the media include, in addition, radio, television, computers, and information networks.
  • Community Health Centers [M0004891]
    Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.
  • Community Mental Health Centers [M0004900]
    Facilities which administer the delivery of psychologic and psychiatric services to people living in a neighborhood or community.
  • Compact Disks [M0024820]
    Computer disks storing data with a maximum reduction of space and bandwidth. The compact size reduces cost of transmission and storage.
  • Computer Communication Networks [M0004953]
    A system containing any combination of computers, computer terminals, printers, audio or visual display devices, or telephones interconnected by telecommunications equipment or cables: used to transmit or receive information. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
  • Computer Peripherals [M0024895]
    Various units or machines that operate in combination or in conjunction with a computer but are not physically part of it. Peripheral devices typically display computer data, store data from the computer and return the data to the computer on demand, prepare data for human use, or acquire data from a source and convert it to a form usable by a computer. (Computer Dictionary, 4th ed.)
  • Computer Storage Devices [M0024817]
    Devices capable of receiving data, retaining data for an indefinite or finite period of time, and supplying data upon demand.
  • Computer Systems [M0004967]
    Systems composed of a computer or computers, peripheral equipment, such as disks, printers, and terminals, and telecommunications capabilities.
  • Computer Terminals [M0024896]
    Input/output devices designed to receive data in an environment associated with the job to be performed, and capable of transmitting entries to, and obtaining output from, the system of which it is a part. (Computer Dictionary, 4th ed.)
  • Computer Vision Systems [M0001764]
  • Computers [M0004974]
  • Computers, Analog [M0004976]
    Computers in which quantities are represented by physical variables; problem parameters are translated into equivalent mechanical or electrical circuits as an analog for the physical phenomenon being investigated. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
  • Computers, Digital [M0004975]
  • Computers, Handheld [M0404903]
    MICROCOMPUTERS, sometimes called PDA, that are very small and portable, fitting in a hand, and that have much more function than a calculator. They are convenient to use in clinical and other field situations for quick data management. They usually require docking with MICROCOMPUTERS for updates.
  • Computers, Hybrid [M0004977]
    Computers that combine the functions of analog and digital computers. (Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)
  • Computers, Mainframe [M0004978]
    Large computers in both size and capacity.
  • Computers, Palmtop [M0408253]
  • Computers, Personal [M0013778]
  • Concentration Camps [M0004983]
    Facilities in which war or political prisoners are confined.
  • Conferences and Proceedings [M0005008]
  • Consent Forms [M0011325]
    Documents describing a medical treatment or research project, including proposed procedures, risks, and alternatives, that are to be signed by an individual, or the individual's proxy, to indicate his/her understanding of the document and a willingness to undergo the treatment or to participate in the research.
  • Construction Materials [M0005050]
  • Continuing Care Retirement Centers [M0025650]
  • Cooking and Eating Utensils [M0005145]
  • Cooking Utensils [M0005146]
  • Coronary Care Units [M0005189]
    The hospital unit in which patients with acute cardiac disorders receive intensive care.
  • Cosmetics [M0005228]
    Substances intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or functions. Included in this definition are skin creams, lotions, perfumes, lipsticks, fingernail polishes, eye and facial makeup preparations, permanent waves, hair colors, toothpastes, and deodorants, as well as any material intended for use as a component of a cosmetic product. (U.S. Food & Drug Administration Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition Office of Cosmetics Fact Sheet (web page) Feb 1995)
  • Cyclotrons [M0026352]
    Devices for accelerating charged particles in a spiral path by a constant-frequency alternating electric field. This electric field is synchronized with the movement of the particles in a constant magnetic field.
  • Database Management Systems [M0005681]
    Software designed to store, manipulate, manage, and control data for specific uses.
  • Databases, Distributed [M0004955]
  • Death Certificates [M0005705]
    Official records of individual deaths including the cause of death certified by a physician, and any other required identifying information.
  • Death Records [M0005706]
  • Delivery Rooms [M0005785]
    Hospital units equipped for childbirth.
  • Dental Clinics [M0005869]
    Facilities where dental care is provided to patients.
  • Dental Devices, Home Care [M0005871]
    Devices used in the home by persons to maintain dental and periodontal health. The devices include toothbrushes, dental flosses, water irrigators, gingival stimulators, etc.
  • Dental Facilities [M0005880]
    Use for material on dental facilities in general or for which there is no specific heading.
  • Dental Offices [M0005907]
    The room or rooms in which the dentist and dental staff provide care. Offices include all rooms in the dentist's office suite.
  • Dental Records [M0005936]
    Data collected during dental examination for the purpose of study, diagnosis, or treatment planning.
  • Devices [M0007630]
  • devices [M0030490]
  • Diaper Pins [M0011266]
  • Diapers, Infant [M0011269]
    Absorbent pads designed to be worn by infants and very young children.
  • Dictionaries [M0006302]
  • Dictionaries, Chemical [M0006303]
  • Dictionaries, Classical [M0006304]
  • Dictionaries, Dental [M0006305]
  • Dictionaries, Medical [M0006306]
  • Dictionaries, Pharmaceutic [M0006307]
  • Dictionaries, Polyglot [M0006308]
  • Dictionary [Publication Type] [M0025126]
    A reference book containing a list of words - usually in alphabetical order - giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning. A foreign-language dictionary is an alphabetical list of words of one language with their meaning and equivalents in another language.
  • Diesel Fuel [M0008997]
  • Diet Records [M0024375]
    Records of nutrient intake over a specific period of time, usually kept by the patient.
  • Directories [M0006551]
    Lists of persons or organizations, systematically arranged, usually in alphabetic or classed order, giving address, affiliations, etc., for individuals, and giving address, officers, functions, and similar data for organizations. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
  • Directory [Publication Type] [M0025123]
    Work consisting of an alphabetical or classified list of names, organizations, subjects, etc., giving usually titles, addresses, affiliations, and other professional data.
  • Dirt-Bikes [M0023907]
  • Dispensatories [M0006583]
  • Disposable Equipment [M0006585]
    Apparatus, devices, or supplies intended for one-time or temporary use.
  • Dissertations, Academic [M0006589]
    Dissertations embodying results of original research and especially substantiating a specific view, e.g., substantial papers written by candidates for an academic degree under the individual direction of a professor or papers written by undergraduates desirous of achieving honors or distinction.
  • Distributed Systems [M0004956]
  • Donor Cards [M0021585]
  • Drainage, Sanitary [M0006800]
    A system of artificial or natural drains, generally used for the disposal of liquid wastes.
  • Drawings [Publication Type] [M0030143]
    Works consisting of graphic representations of objects or ideas by lines.
  • Drug Containers and Closures [M0006837]
  • Eating Utensils [M0005147]
  • Ejection Seats [M0000608]
  • Elastica [M0019291]
  • Elastomers [M0019288]
    A generic term for all substances having the properties of stretching under tension, high tensile strength, retracting rapidly, and recovering their original dimensions fully. They are generally POLYMERS.
  • Electric Power Plants [M0017419]
  • Electric Power Supplies [M0017421]
    Devices that control the supply an electric current for running electrical equipment.
  • Electric Wiring [M0007171]
    An arrangement of wires distributing electricity.
  • Electrodes [M0007180]
    Mediums used between an electric conductor and the object to which the current is to be applied. In electrotherapy, electrodes are instruments with a point or surface from which to transmit electric current to the body of a patient or to another instrument; in electrodiagnosis, they are needles or metal plates used to stimulate or record the electrical activity of tissue. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
  • Electrodes, Implanted [M0007181]
    Electric conductors through which an electric current enters or leaves a medium. When inserted, usually surgically, they are referred to as implanted electrodes.
  • Electronics [M0007200]
  • Elevators [M0007232]
  • Elevators and Escalators [M0007233]
    Mechanical ascending and descending devices which convey objects and/or people.
  • Emblems [M0007245]
  • Emblems and Insignia [M0007246]
    Figures or symbols identifying or representing organizations or societies.
  • Emergency Helicopters [M0026797]
  • Emergency Medical Service Communication Systems [M0007267]
    The use of communication systems, such as telecommunication, to transmit emergency information to appropriate providers of health services.
  • Emergency Mobile Units [M0000858]
  • Engraving [M0007450]
  • Engraving and Engravings [M0007451]
  • Equipment [M0007625]
  • equipment [M0030491]
  • Equipment Alarm Systems [M0007639]
  • Equipment and Supplies [M0007626]
    Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.
  • Equipment and Supplies, Hospital [M0007631]
    Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.
  • Escalators [M0007234]
  • Exhibits [M0008016]
  • Expert Systems [M0008048]
    Computer programs based on knowledge developed from consultation with experts on a problem, and the processing and/or formalizing of this knowledge using these programs in such a manner that the problems may be solved.
  • Explosive Agents [M0496773]
    Substances that are energetically unstable and can produce a sudden expansion of the material, called an explosion, which is accompanied by heat, pressure and noise. Other things which have been described as explosive that are not included here are explosive action of laser heating, human performance, sudden epidemiological outbreaks, or fast cell growth.
  • Extranets [M0004961]
  • Eye Protective Devices [M0008095]
    Personal devices for protection of the eyes from impact, flying objects, glare, liquids, or injurious radiation.
  • Facsimile Transceiver [M0025356]
  • Family Planning Information Centers [M0011311]
  • Family-Patient Lodging [M0010633]
  • Feminine Hygiene Products [M0494723]
    Personal care items for women.
  • Fertilizers [M0008384]
    Substances or mixtures that are added to the soil to supply nutrients or to make available nutrients already present in the soil, in order to increase plant growth and productivity.
  • Filing [M0008472]
    Collections of related records treated as a unit; ordering of such files.
  • Films [M0014102]
  • Fingerprints [M0006055]
  • Fire Extinguishing Systems [M0008506]
    Automatic or hand operated equipment used to control and extinguish fires.
  • Firearms [M0008507]
    Small-arms weapons, including handguns, pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, etc.
  • Fitness Centers [M0030108]
    Facilities having programs intended to promote and maintain a state of physical well-being for optimal performance and health.
  • Flight Suits [M0028924]
  • Floorcoverings [M0008566]
  • Floors [M0008564]
  • Floors and Floorcoverings [M0008565]
    The surface of a structure upon which one stands or walks.
  • Floss, Dental [M0005872]
  • Flowcharts (Computer) [M0020126]
  • Fomites [M0475504]
    Inanimate objects that carry pathogenic microorganisms and thus can serve as the source of infection. Microorganisms typically survive on fomites for minutes or hours. Common fomites include CLOTHING, tissue paper, hairbrushes, and COOKING AND EATING UTENSILS.
  • Food Containers [M0028210]
  • Food Dispensers, Automatic [M0008679]
    Mechanical food dispensing machines.
  • Food Packaging [M0028211]
    Containers, packaging, and packaging materials for processed and raw foods and beverages. It includes packaging intended to be used for storage and also used for preparation of foods such as microwave food containers versus COOKING AND EATING UTENSILS. Packaging materials may be intended for food contact or designated non-contact, for example, shipping containers. FOOD LABELING is also available.
  • Footballs [M0008728]
  • Forms [M0008768]
  • Formularies, Dental [M0008770]
  • Formularies, Homeopathic [M0008771]
  • Free Standing Birthing Center [M0025251]
  • Fuel Oils [M0008878]
    Complex petroleum hydrocarbons consisting mainly of residues from crude oil distillation. These liquid products include heating oils, stove oils, and furnace oils and are burned to generate energy.
  • Furniture [M0011494]
  • Games, Experimental [M0008971]
    Games designed to provide information on hypotheses, policies, procedure or strategies.
  • Gas Masks [M0018900]
  • Gasoline [M0008998]
    Volative flammable fuel (liquid hydrocarbons) derived from crude petroleum by processes such as distillation reforming, polymerization, etc.
  • Glass [M0009257]
    Hard, amorphous, brittle, inorganic, usually transparent, polymerous silicate of basic oxides, usually potassium or sodium. It is used in the form of hard sheets, vessels, tubing, fibers, ceramics, beads, etc.
  • Gloves, Protective [M0026637]
    Coverings for the hands, usually with separations for the fingers, made of various materials, for protection against infections, toxic substances, extremes of hot and cold, radiations, water immersion, etc. The gloves may be worn by patients, care givers, housewives, laboratory and industrial workers, police, etc.
  • Gloves, Surgical [M0009313]
    Gloves, usually rubber, worn by surgeons, examining physicians, dentists, and other health personnel for the mutual protection of personnel and patient.
  • Glues [M0000421]
  • Goggles [M0008096]
  • Government Publications [M0009570]
  • Government Publications [Publication Type] [M0359783]
    Works consisting of documents issued by local, regional, or national governments or by their agencies or subdivisions.
  • Grateful Med [M0024803]
    A microcomputer-based software package providing a user-friendly interface to the MEDLARS system of the National Library of Medicine.
  • Gravity Suits [M0008920]
    Double-layered inflatable suits which, when inflated, exert pressure on the lower part of the wearer's body. The suits are used to improve or stabilize the circulatory state, i.e., to prevent hypotension, control hemorrhage, and regulate blood pressure. The suits are also used by pilots under positive acceleration.
  • Group Homes [M0024993]
    Housing for groups of patients, children, or others who need or desire emotional or physical support. They are usually established as planned, single housekeeping units in residential dwellings that provide care and supervision for small groups of residents, who, although unrelated, live together as a family.
  • Guidebooks [Publication Type] [M0028993]
    Works consisting of publications for travelers that give information about a city, region, or country, or similar handbooks about buildings, museums, etc. (The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
  • Guns [M0008508]
  • Hair Preparations [M0009752]
    Hair grooming and cleansing aids or other products meant for topical application to hair, usually human. They include sprays, bleaches, conditioners, rinses, shampoos, nutrient lotions, etc.
  • Handbooks [Publication Type] [M0030149]
    Works consisting of concise reference works in which facts and information pertaining to a certain subject or field are arranged for ready reference and consultation rather than for continuous reading and study.
  • Hardware, Computer [M0004973]
  • Hazardous Waste [M0009815]
    Waste products which, upon release into the atmosphere, water or soil, cause health risks to humans or animals through skin contact, inhalation or ingestion. Hazardous waste sites which contain hazardous waste substances go here.
  • Head Protective Devices [M0009822]
    Personal devices for protection of heads from impact, penetration from falling and flying objects, and from limited electric shock and burn.
  • Health Diaries [M0013226]
  • Health Facilities [M0009833]
    Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
  • Health Facilities, Proprietary [M0009834]
    Health care institutions operated by private groups or corporations for a profit.
  • Health Records, Personal [M0013227]
  • Health Resorts [M0009890]
  • Helicopter Ambulances [M0026798]
  • Helicopters [M0000609]
  • Helmets [M0009823]
  • Hemodialysis Units, Hospital [M0010103]
    Hospital units in which care is provided the hemodialysis patient. This includes hemodialysis centers in hospitals.
  • Herbals [Publication Type] [M0028994]
    Works such as books on herbs or plants usually describing their medicinal value. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
  • High Chairs [M0023665]
  • Homes for the Aged [M0010507]
    Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.
  • Hospices [M0010554]
    Facilities or services which are especially devoted to providing palliative and supportive care to the patient with a terminal illness and to the patient's family.
  • Hospital Communication Systems [M0010565]
    The transmission of messages to staff and patients within a hospital.
  • Hospital Equipment [M0007632]
  • Hospital Records [M0010577]
    Compilations of data on hospital activities and programs; excludes patient medical records.
  • Hospital Supplies [M0007633]
  • Hospitals [M0010590]
    Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.
  • Hospitals, Air Force [M0010601]
  • Hospitals, Animal [M0010591]
  • Hospitals, Army [M0010602]
  • Hospitals, Cancer [M0003251]
  • Hospitals, Community [M0010593]
    Institutions with permanent facilities and organized medical staff which provide the full range of hospital services primarily to a neighborhood area.
  • Hospitals, Convalescent [M0010594]
    Hospitals which provide care to the patient for the period following an acute illness until health is restored.
  • Hospitals, Federal [M0010597]
    Hospitals controlled by agencies and departments of the U.S. federal government.
  • Hospitals, General [M0010598]
    Large hospitals with a resident medical staff which provides continuous care to maternity, surgical and medical patients.
  • Hospitals, Group Practice [M0010599]
    Hospitals organized and controlled by a group of physicians who practice together and provide each other with mutual support.
  • Hospitals, Military [M0010603]
    Hospitals which provide care for the military personnel and usually for their dependents.
  • Hospitals, Municipal [M0010605]
    Hospitals controlled by the city government.
  • Hospitals, Private [M0024917]
    A class of hospitals that includes profit or not-for-profit hospitals that are controlled by a legal entity other than a government agency. (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed)
  • Hospitals, Proprietary [M0010609]
    Hospitals owned and operated by a corporation or an individual that operate on a for-profit basis, also referred to as investor-owned hospitals.
  • Hospitals, Psychiatric [M0010610]
    Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.
  • Hospitals, Public [M0010611]
    Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.
  • Hospitals, Special [M0010614]
    Hospitals which provide care for a single category of illness with facilities and staff directed toward a specific service.
  • Hospitals, State [M0010615]
    Hospitals controlled by agencies and departments of the state government.
  • Hospitals, Teaching [M0010616]
    Hospitals engaged in educational and research programs, as well as providing medical care to the patients.
  • Hospitals, University [M0010617]
    Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.
  • Hospitals, Veterans [M0010620]
    Hospitals providing medical care to veterans of wars.
  • Household Articles [M0010627]
    Various material objects and items in the home. It includes temporary or permanent machinery and appliances. It does not include furniture or interior furnishings (FURNITURE see INTERIOR DESIGN AND FURNISHINGS; INTERIOR FURNISHINGS see INTERIOR DESIGN AND FURNISHINGS).
  • Household Equipment [M0010628]
  • Household Products [M0010629]
    Substances or materials used in the course of housekeeping or personal routine.
  • Housing [M0010632]
    Living facilities for humans.
  • Housing for the Elderly [M0025651]
    Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.
  • Housing, Animal [M0010634]
  • Hydroelectric Power Plants [M0017416]
  • Incunabula [M0011204]
  • Index Medicus [M0013276]
  • India Rubber [M0333569]
  • Industrial Waste [M0011258]
    Worthless, damaged, defective, superfluous or effluent material from industrial operations. It represents an ecological problem and health hazard.
  • Infant Equipment [M0023666]
    Equipment and furniture used by infants and babies in the home, car, and play area.
  • Infant Furniture [M0023667]
  • Infant Strollers [M0023660]
  • Infant Swings [M0023661]
  • Infant Walkers [M0023662]
  • Information Centers [M0011312]
    Facilities for collecting and organizing information. They may be specialized by subject field, type of source material, persons served, location, or type of services.
  • Information Networks [M0011315]
  • Ink [M0011361]
  • Insigne [M0007247]
  • instruments [M0030494]
  • Intensive Care Units [M0011481]
    Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.
  • Intensive Care Units, Neonatal [M0011482]
    Hospital units providing continuing surveillance and care to acutely ill newborn infants.
  • Intensive Care Units, Pediatric [M0023520]
    Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
  • Interior Design and Furnishings [M0011496]
    The planning of the furnishings and decorations of an architectural interior.
  • Interior Furnishings [M0011497]
  • Intermediate Care Facilities [M0011511]
    Institutions which provide health-related care and services to individuals who do not require the degree of care which hospitals or skilled nursing facilities provide, but because of their physical or mental condition require care and services above the level of room and board.
  • Internet [M0030057]
    A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
  • Intranets [M0004960]
  • Inventories [M0007627]
  • Investments [M0011625]
    Use for articles on the investing of funds for income or profit.
  • Knowledge Bases [M0001766]
    Collections of facts, assumptions, beliefs, and heuristics that are used in combination with DATABASES to achieve desired results, such as a diagnosis, an interpretation, or a solution to a problem (From McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed).
  • Laboratories [M0012119]
    Facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.
  • Laboratories, Dental [M0012120]
    Facilities for the performance of services related to dental treatment but not done directly in the patient's mouth.
  • Laboratories, Hospital [M0012121]
    Hospital facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.
  • Lacquer [M0012132]
  • Lasers [M0012248]
    An optical source that emits photons in a coherent beam. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation (LASER) is brought about using devices that transform light of varying frequencies into a single intense, nearly nondivergent beam of monochromatic radiation. Lasers operate in the visible, infrared, or ultraviolet regions of the spectrum. They are capable of producing immense heat and power when focused at close range and are used in surgical procedures, in diagnosis, and in physiologic studies. Lasers used at low power, transmitting light not heat, have been used in wound healing and pain control (LASER THERAPY, LOW-LEVEL).
  • Latex Beads [M0013821]
  • Latex Particles [M0013822]
  • Latex Spheres [M0013823]
  • Latrines [M0021620]
  • Lenses [M0012352]
    Pieces of glass or other transparent materials used for magnification or increased visual acuity.
  • Letter [Publication Type] [M0025110]
    Work consisting of written or printed communication between individuals or between persons and representatives of corporate bodies. The correspondence may be personal or professional. In medical and other scientific publications the letter is usually from one or more authors to the editor of the journal or book publishing the item being commented upon or discussed. LETTER [PUBLICATION TYPE] is often accompanied by COMMENT [PUBLICATION TYPE].
  • Libraries [M0012455]
    Collections of organized information for study and reference.
  • Libraries, Dental [M0012456]
  • Libraries, Digital [M0454924]
    Libraries in which a major proportion of the resources are available in machine-readable format, rather than on paper or MICROFORM.
  • Libraries, Health Science [M0012458]
  • Libraries, Medical [M0012459]
  • Libraries, Nursing [M0012460]
  • Libraries, Virtual [M0454925]
  • Life Care Centers, Retirement [M0025652]
  • Linear Accelerators [M0015986]
  • Linens [M0002270]
  • Liquid Crystalline Materials [M0478372]
  • Liquid Crystals [M0478371]
    Materials in intermediate state between solid and liquid.
  • Local Area Networks [M0012665]
    Communications networks connecting various hardware devices together within or between buildings by means of a continuous cable or voice data telephone system.
  • Location Directories [M0012666]
  • Location Directories and Signs [M0012667]
    Directory signs or listings of designated areas within or without a facility.
  • Location Signs [M0012668]
  • Magazines [M0016323]
  • Mail [M0017351]
  • Man-Machine Systems [M0012966]
    A system in which the functions of the man and the machine are interrelated and necessary for the operation of the system.
  • Management Information Systems [M0012971]
    Systems designed to provide information primarily concerned with the administrative functions associated with the provision and utilization of services; also includes program planning, etc.
  • Manikins [M0012990]
  • Manuals [M0013014]
    Books designed to give factual information or instructions.
  • Manufactured Materials [M0013103]
    Substances and materials manufactured for use in various technologies and industries and for domestic use.
  • Manuscripts [M0013017]
    Compositions written by hand, as one written before the invention or adoption of printing. A manuscript may also refer to a handwritten copy of an ancient author. A manuscript may be handwritten or typewritten as distinguished from a printed copy, especially the copy of a writer's work from which printed copies are made. (Webster, 3d ed)
  • Manuscripts, Medical [M0013018]
  • Maps [M0013023]
    Representations, normally to scale and on a flat medium, of a selection of material or abstract features on the surface of the earth, the heavens, or celestial bodies.
  • Maps [Publication Type] [M0029017]
    Works consisting of representations, normally to scale and on a flat medium, of a selection of material or abstract features on the surface of the earth. They may be used also in delineating the heavens and celestial bodies. (From Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2d ed, p619)
  • Mattresses [M0002272]
  • Medals [M0015083]
  • Medical Illustration [M0013210]
    The field which deals with illustrative clarification of biomedical concepts, as in the use of diagrams and drawings. The illustration may be produced by hand, photography, computer, or other electronic or mechanical methods.
  • Medical Office Buildings [M0013220]
    Office and laboratory facilities constructed for the use of physicians and other health personnel.
  • Medical Records [M0013228]
    Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.
  • Medical Records Systems, Computerized [M0024989]
    Computer-based systems for input, storage, display, retrieval, and printing of information contained in a patient's medical record.
  • Medical Records, Computerized [M0024988]
  • Medical Records, Problem-Oriented [M0013231]
    A system of record keeping in which a list of the patient's problems is made and all history, physical findings, laboratory data, etc. pertinent to each problem are placed under that heading.
  • Medicine Chests [M0028404]
    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.
  • Membranes, Artificial [M0013345]
    Artificially produced membranes, such as semipermeable membranes used in artificial kidney dialysis (RENAL DIALYSIS), monomolecular and bimolecular membranes used as models to simulate biological CELL MEMBRANES. These membranes are also used in the process of GUIDED TISSUE REGENERATION.
  • Menstrual Hygiene Products [M0487812]
    Personal care items used during MENSTRUATION.
  • Menstrual Pad [M0487814]
  • Metal Nanocrystals [M0496336]
  • Metal Nanoparticles [M0496335]
    Nanoparticles produced from metals whose uses include biosensors, optics, and catalysts. In biomedical applications the particles frequently involve the noble metals, especially gold and silver.
  • Microcomputers [M0013776]
    Small computers using LSI (large-scale integration) microprocessor chips as the CPU (central processing unit) and semiconductor memories for compact, inexpensive storage of program instructions and data. They are smaller and less expensive than minicomputers and are usually built into a dedicated system where they are optimized for a particular application. "Microprocessor" may refer to just the CPU or the entire microcomputer.
  • Microelectrodes [M0013779]
    Electrodes with an extremely small tip, used in a voltage clamp or other apparatus to stimulate or record bioelectric potentials of single cells intracellularly or extracellularly. (Dorland, 28th ed)
  • Microform [M0013785]
  • Micropore Filters [M0013806]
  • Microprocessors [M0013777]
  • Microspheres [M0013820]
    Small uniformly-sized spherical particles, of micrometer dimensions, frequently labeled with radioisotopes or various reagents acting as tags or markers.
  • Minibikes [M0023908]
  • Minicomputers [M0013903]
    Small computers that lack the speed, memory capacity, and instructional capability of the full-size computer but usually retain its programmable flexibility. They are larger, faster, and more flexible, powerful, and expensive than microcomputers.
  • Minimal Care Units [M0019620]
  • Mobile Phone [M0421450]
    Type of CELLULAR PHONE installed in a car, truck, or van. This phone is attached to the vehicle and draws power from the vehicle's battery.
  • Models, Anatomic [M0013967]
    Three-dimensional representation to show anatomic structures. Models may be used in place of intact animals or organisms for teaching, practice, and study.
  • Models, Structural [M0013976]
    A representation, generally small in scale, to show the structure, construction, or appearance of something. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
  • Models, Surgical [M0361894]
  • Modems [M0021127]
    Equipment that sends digital information over telephone lines. The term Modem is a short form of the phrase modulator-demodulator.
  • Mopeds [M0014117]
  • Motor Vehicles [M0028357]
    AUTOMOBILES, trucks, buses, or similar engine-driven conveyances. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
  • Motorbikes [M0023909]
  • Motorcycles [M0014118]
    Two-wheeled, engine-driven vehicles.
  • Moulages [M0013968]
  • Mucilages [M0000422]
  • Multi-Hospital Information Systems [M0010574]
  • Museums [M0014263]
  • Nanocapsules [M0496339]
    Nanometer-sized, hollow, spherically-shaped objects that can be utilized to encapsulate small amounts of pharmaceuticals, enzymes, or other catalysts (Glossary of Biotechnology and Nanobiotechnology, 4th ed).
  • Nanocomposites [M0496210]
    Nanometer-scale composite structures composed of organic molecules intimately incorporated with inorganic molecules. (Glossary of Biotechnology and Nanobiotechology Terms, 4th ed)
  • Nanocrystalline Materials [M0496321]
    Any crystalline structure possessing dimensions measured in terms of nanometers.
  • Nanoparticles [M0464114]
    Nanometer-sized particles that are nanoscale in three dimensions. They include nanocrystaline materials; NANOCAPSULES; METAL NANOPARTICLES; and QUANTUM DOTS. The uses of nanoparticles include DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS and cancer targeting and imaging.
  • Nanorods [M0496265]
    Solid rather than hollow nanometer-sized rods formed from multiwalled nanotubes.
  • Nanospheres [M0443908]
  • Nanostructures [M0464113]
    Materials which have structured components with at least one dimension in the range of 1 to 100 nanometers. These include NANOCOMPOSITES; NANOPARTICLES; NANOTUBES; and NANOWIRES.
  • Nanotubes [M0443907]
    Nanometer-sized tubes composed of various substances including carbon (CARBON NANOTUBES), boron nitride, or nickel vanadate.
  • Nanowires [M0496347]
    Nanometer-scale wires made of materials that conduct electricity. They can be coated with molecules such as antibodies that will bind to proteins and other substances.
  • Navy Hospitals [M0010604]
  • Needles [M0014547]
    Sharp instruments used for puncturing or suturing.
  • Neighborhood Health Centers [M0004892]
  • Newsletters [M0016321]
  • Newspaper Article [Publication Type] [M0027655]
    Work consisting of a news item appearing in a general-interest newspaper or other general news periodical, containing information of current and timely interest in the field of medicine or science. This publication type should not be confused with NEWS [PUBLICATION TYPE], reserved for news reports published in various medical or other scientific journals, such as "Nature".
  • Newspapers [M0014805]
    Publications printed and distributed daily, weekly, or at some other regular and usually short interval, containing news, articles of opinion (as editorials and letters), features, advertising, and announcements of current interest. (Webster's 3d ed)
  • Nobel Prize [M0014931]
  • Nuclear Power Plants [M0017420]
  • Nuclear Reactors [M0015045]
    Devices containing fissionable material in sufficient quantity and so arranged as to be capable of maintaining a controlled, self-sustaining nuclear fission chain reaction. They are also known as atomic piles, atomic reactors, fission reactors, and nuclear piles, although such names are deprecated. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
  • Nuclear Weapons [M0445973]
  • Nurseries [M0015090]
    Facilities which provide care for infants.
  • Nurseries, Hospital [M0015091]
    Hospital facilities which provide care for newborn infants.
  • Nursing Homes [M0015103]
    Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.
  • Nursing Records [M0015105]
    Data recorded by nurses concerning the nursing care given to the patient, including judgment of the patient's progress.
  • Nylons [M0015134]
    Polymers where the main polymer chain comprises recurring amide groups. These compounds are generally formed from combinations of diamines, diacids, and amino acids and yield fibers, sheeting, or extruded forms used in textiles, gels, filters, sutures, contact lenses, and other biomaterials.
  • Off-Road Motor Vehicles [M0023910]
    Motorized, recreational vehicles used on non-public roads. They include all-terrain vehicles, dirt-bikes, minibikes, motorbikes, trailbikes, and snowmobiles. Excludes MOTORCYCLES, which are considered public road vehicles.
  • Online Systems [M0015304]
    Systems where the input data enter the computer directly from the point of origin (usually a terminal or workstation) and/or in which output data are transmitted directly to that terminal point of origin. (Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)
  • Operating Room Information Systems [M0015312]
    Information systems, usually computer-assisted, designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling administrative activities associated with the provision and utilization of operating room services and facilities.
  • Operating Rooms [M0015315]
    Facilities equipped for performing surgery.
  • Optical Readers [M0001995]
  • Optical Storage Devices [M0024818]
    A computer disk read by a laser beam, containing data prerecorded by a vendor. The buyer cannot enter or modify data in any way but the advantages lie in the speed of accessibility, relative immunity to damage, and relatively low cost of purchase.
  • Optical Tweezers [M0490134]
    Use of the momentum of laser light forces, typically with force of tens of piconewtons, to manipulate individual objects.
  • Orphanages [M0028827]
    Institutions for the housing and care of orphans, foundlings, and abandoned children. They have existed as such since the medieval period but the heading is applicable to such usage also in modern parlance.
  • Outpatient Clinics, Hospital [M0015584]
    Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.
  • Pacifiers [M0011268]
    Devices that babies can suck on when they are not feeding. The extra sucking can be comforting to the babies and pacify them. Pacifiers usually are used as a substitute for the thumb in babies who suck on their thumb or fingers almost constantly.
  • Package Inserts [M0017643]
  • Paint [M0015752]
  • Paintings [M0015754]
  • Palm Pilot [M0414931]
  • Pamphlets [M0015785]
    Printed publications usually having a format with no binding and no cover and having fewer than some set number of pages. They are often devoted to a single subject.
  • Paper [M0015832]
  • Parafilm [M0015865]
  • Parking Facilities [M0015962]
    Indoor or outdoor areas designated for the parking of vehicles.
  • Particle Accelerators [M0015987]
    Devices which accelerate electrically charged atomic or subatomic particles, such as electrons, protons or ions, to high velocities so they have high kinetic energy.
  • Patents [Publication Type] [M0030160]
    Works consisting of documents granted by a government giving exclusive rights to an inventor or assignee to manufacture, use, or sell an invention for a certain number of years.
  • Patient Education Handout [Publication Type] [M0384353]
    Works consisting of a handout or self-contained informative material used to explain a procedure or a condition or the contents of a specific article in a biomedical journal and written in non-technical language for the patient or consumer.
  • Patients' Rooms [M0016070]
    Rooms occupied by one or more individuals during a stay in a health facility. The concept includes aspects of environment, design, care, or economics.
  • Perfume [M0016275]
    A substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell, especially a fluid containing fragrant natural oils extracted from flowers, woods, etc., or similar synthetic oils. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
  • Periodicals [M0016322]
    A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
  • Permits [M0012473]
  • Personal Digital Assistant [M0410955]
  • Phantoms, Imaging [M0028437]
    Devices or objects in various imaging techniques used to visualize or enhance visualization by simulating conditions encountered in the procedure. Phantoms are used very often in procedures employing or measuring x-irradiation or radioactive material to evaluate performance. Phantoms often have properties similar to human tissue. Water demonstrates absorbing properties similar to normal tissue, hence water-filled phantoms are used to map radiation levels. Phantoms are used also as teaching aids to simulate real conditions with x-ray or ultrasonic machines. (From Iturralde, Dictionary and Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Imaging, 1990)
  • Pharmacopoeias, Homeopathic [M0016472]
  • Plantar Prints [M0006056]
  • Plastics [M0017004]
    Polymeric materials (usually organic) of large molecular weight which can be shaped by flow. Plastic usually refers to the final product with fillers, plasticizers, pigments, and stabilizers included (versus the resin, the homogeneous polymeric starting material). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
  • Play and Playthings [M0017031]
    Spontaneous or voluntary recreational activities pursued for enjoyment and accessories or equipment used in the activities; includes games, toys, etc.
  • Playthings [M0017034]
  • Pocket PC [M0414932]
  • Polishes [M0011256]
  • Portable Cellular Phone [M0421469]
    Small, handheld, one-piece CELLULAR PHONE.
  • Postage Stamps [M0016593]
  • Power Plants [M0017417]
    Units that convert some form of energy into electrical energy, such as hydroelectric or steam-generating stations, diesel-electric engines in locomotives, or nuclear power plants.
  • Primary Schools [M0019512]
  • Printers' Marks [M0017583]
  • Prisons [M0017589]
    Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.
  • Private Rooms [M0016071]
  • Prizes [M0002046]
  • Product Containers [M0028458]
  • Protective Clothing [M0017846]
    Clothing designed to protect the individual against possible exposure to known hazards.
  • Protective Devices [M0017847]
    Devices designed to provide personal protection against injury to individuals exposed to hazards in industry, sports, aviation, or daily activities.
  • Public Facilities [M0018087]
    An area of recreation or hygiene for use by the public.
  • Publications [M0018109]
    Copies of a work or document distributed to the public by sale, rental, lease, or lending. (From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p181)
  • Punched-Card Systems [M0018156]
  • Puppets [M0017032]
  • Quantum Dots [M0449016]
    Nanometer sized fragments (the dots) of semiconductor crystalline material which emit PHOTONS. The wavelength is based on the quantum confinement size of the dot. They are brighter and more persistent than organic chemical INDICATORS. They can be embedded in MICROBEADS for high throughput ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY.
  • Radar [M0018373]
    A system using beamed and reflected radio signals to and from an object in such a way that range, bearing, and other characteristics of the object may be determined.
  • Radiographic Phantoms [M0028435]
  • Radiologic Phantoms [M0028436]
  • Radionuclide Generators [M0018439]
    Separation systems containing a relatively long-lived parent radionuclide which produces a short-lived daughter in its decay scheme. The daughter can be periodically extracted (milked) by means of an appropriate eluting agent.
  • Railroads [M0018458]
    Permanent roads having a line of rails fixed to ties and laid to gage, usually on a leveled or graded ballasted roadbed and providing a track for freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock. Cars are designed to be drawn by locomotives or sometimes propelled by self-contained motors. (From Webster's 3d) The concept includes the organizational and administrative aspects of railroads as well.
  • Ramps [M0001666]
  • Rare Books [M0018477]
  • Real-Time Systems [M0004970]
  • Recovery Room [M0018647]
    Hospital unit providing continuous monitoring of the patient following anesthesia.
  • Reference Books, Medical [M0018671]
    Books in the field of medicine intended primarily for consultation.
  • Rehabilitation Centers [M0018730]
    Facilities which provide programs for rehabilitating the mentally or physically disabled individuals.
  • Reminder Systems [M0025848]
    Systems used to prompt or aid the memory. The systems can be computerized reminders, color coding, telephone calls, or devices such as letters and postcards.
  • Residential Facilities [M0018869]
    Long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.
  • Resorts [M0009891]
  • Respirators, Air-Purifying [M0018901]
  • Respirators, Industrial [M0018902]
  • Respiratory Care Units [M0018887]
    The hospital unit in which patients with respiratory conditions requiring special attention receive intensive medical care and surveillance.
  • Respiratory Protective Devices [M0018903]
    Respirators to protect individuals from breathing air contaminated with harmful dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays, or vapors.
  • Restaurants [M0018925]
  • Resume, Job [M0011853]
  • Rifles [M0008509]
  • Rubber [M0019289]
    A high-molecular-weight polymeric elastomer derived from the milk juice (LATEX) of HEVEA brasiliensis and other trees and plants. It is a substance that can be stretched at room temperature to at least twice its original length and after releasing the stress, retract rapidly, and recover its original dimensions fully.
  • Safety Lenses [M0008097]
  • Scales [M0022916]
  • Schools [M0019513]
    Educational institutions.
  • Schools, Dental [M0019515]
    Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.
  • Schools, Health Occupations [M0019516]
    Schools which offer training in the area of health.
  • Schools, Medical [M0019517]
    Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.
  • Schools, Nursing [M0019519]
    Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of nursing.
  • Schools, Pharmacy [M0019520]
    Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of pharmacy.
  • Schools, Public Health [M0019521]
    Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.
  • Schools, Secondary [M0019514]
  • Schools, Veterinary [M0019522]
    Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of veterinary medicine.
  • Sculpture [M0019568]
  • Seat Belts [M0019578]
    Restraining belts fastened to the frame of automobiles, aircraft, or other vehicles, and strapped around the person occupying the seat in the car or plane, intended to prevent the person from being thrown forward or out of the vehicle in case of sudden deceleration.
  • Self-Care Units [M0019619]
    Rooms in health care facilities for patients who require a minimal level of care.
  • Semi-Private Rooms [M0016072]
  • Semiconductor Nanocrystals [M0497540]
  • Semiconductor Nanoparticles [M0496325]
  • Semiconductors [M0019636]
  • Serial Publications [M0019674]
    Publications in any medium issued in successive parts bearing numerical or chronological designations and intended to be continued indefinitely. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p203)
  • Ships [M0019777]
    Large vessels propelled by power or sail used for transportation on rivers, seas, oceans, or other navigable waters. Boats are smaller vessels propelled by oars, paddles, sail, or power; they may or may not have a deck.
  • Shoes [M0019791]
  • Shotguns [M0008510]
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities [M0019922]
    Extended care facilities which provide skilled nursing care or rehabilitation services for inpatients on a daily basis.
  • Snowmobiles [M0023911]
  • Soap Solution [M0019993]
  • Soaps [M0019994]
    Sodium or potassium salts of long chain fatty acids. These detergent substances are obtained by boiling natural oils or fats with caustic alkali. Sodium soaps are harder and are used as topical anti-infectives and vehicles in pills and liniments; potassium soaps are soft, used as vehicles for ointments and also as topical antimicrobials.
  • Softballs [M0002212]
  • Software [M0020123]
    Sequential operating instructions for a particular problem or function to be run on a digital computer.
  • Space Suits [M0028925]
    Pressure suits for wear in space or at very low ambient pressures within the atmosphere, designed to permit the wearer to leave the protection of a pressurized cabin. (NASA Thesaurus, 1994)
  • Speech Recognition Software [M0463949]
    Software capable of recognizing dictation and transcribing the spoken words into written text.
  • Speech Synthesizers [M0004877]
  • Sports Equipment [M0029512]
    Equipment required for engaging in a sport (such as balls, bats, rackets, skis, skates, ropes, weights) and devices for the protection of athletes during their performance (such as masks, gloves, mouth pieces).
  • Statistical Programs, Computer Based [M0013124]
  • Storeroom [M0013105]
  • Subways [M0018459]
  • Sun Glasses, Nonprescription [M0008098]
  • Supplies [M0007629]
  • Supramid [M0373116]
  • Surgical Equipment [M0020886]
    Nonexpendable apparatus used during surgical procedures. They are differentiated from SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, usually hand-held and used in the immediate operative field.
  • Swimming Pools [M0020931]
  • Synchrocyclotrons [M0026353]
  • Synchrotrons [M0026351]
    Devices for accelerating protons or electrons in closed orbits where the accelerating voltage and magnetic field strength varies (the accelerating voltage is held constant for electrons) in order to keep the orbit radius constant.
  • Synthetic Rubber [M0333815]
  • Tampons, Menstrual [M0487813]
  • Tampons, Surgical [M0021029]
    Plugs or cylinders made of cotton, sponge, or other absorbent material. They are used in surgery to absorb fluids such as blood or drainage.
  • Tape Recording [M0021040]
    Recording of information on magnetic or punched paper tape.
  • Teaching Materials [M0021090]
    Instructional materials used in teaching.
  • Telecommunication Networks [M0004959]
  • Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf [M0415350]
  • Telephone [M0021133]
    An instrument for reproducing sounds especially articulate speech at a distance. (Webster, 3rd ed)
  • Television [M0021134]
    The transmission and reproduction of transient images of fixed or moving objects. An electronic system of transmitting such images together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound. (From Webster, 3rd ed)
  • Text Telecommunication Devices [M0415351]
  • Textbooks [M0021258]
    Books used in the study of a subject that contain a systematic presentation of the principles and vocabulary of a subject.
  • Textbooks, Programmed [M0017680]
  • Textiles [M0021260]
  • Thermoelectric Power Plants [M0017418]
  • Thermometers [M0021307]
    Measuring instruments for determining the temperature of matter. Most thermometers used in the field of medicine are designed for measuring body temperature or for use in the clinical laboratory. (From UMDNS, 1999)
  • Theses [Publication Type] [M0359797]
  • Three-Wheeler Vehicles [M0023912]
  • Toilet Facilities [M0021621]
    Facilities provided for human excretion, often with accompanying handwashing facilities.
  • Toys [M0017033]
  • Track [M0021753]
  • Transistors [M0021823]
  • Transportable Cellular Phone [M0421470]
    A large, CELLULAR PHONE with handset, transceiver, antenna, and optional battery, packaged together in a carrying case. It is plugged into a car cigarette lighter or can operate off a portable battery.
  • Trauma Centers [M0021848]
    Specialized hospital facilities which provide diagnostic and therapeutic services for trauma patients.
  • Trauma Units [M0021849]
  • Travel Documents [M0018646]
  • Trucks [M0477632]
  • Unedited Footage [Publication Type] [M0029003]
    Work consisting of untitled raw motion picture and video footage which has not been edited or assembled into a finished work. (From: Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms, 1988)
  • Universities [M0022298]
    Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.
  • Vacuum Pump [M0022467]
  • Vacuum Pump, Electrical [M0022468]
  • Vacuum Pump, Foot-Operated [M0022469]
  • Vacuum Pump, Hand-Operated [M0022470]
  • Varnish [M0015753]
  • Vending Machines, Food [M0008680]
  • Video Games [M0028277]
    A form of interactive entertainment in which the player controls electronically generated images that appear on a video display screen. This includes video games played in the home on special machines or home computers, and those played in arcades. (McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 7th ed, v19, p223)
  • Video Recording [M0022661]
    The storing or preserving of video signals for television to be played back later via a transmitter or receiver. Recordings may be made on magnetic tape or discs (VIDEODISC RECORDING).
  • Videodisc Recording [M0022662]
    The storing of visual and usually sound signals on discs for later reproduction on a television screen or monitor.
  • Videotape Recording [M0022663]
    Recording of visual and sometimes sound signals on magnetic tape.
  • Videotapes [M0022664]
  • Visual Aids [M0001954]
  • Wards, General [M0016073]
  • WORM Disks [M0024819]
  • X-Ray Film [M0023037]
    A film base coated with an emulsion designed for use with x-rays.