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Immobilization

"Immobilization" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The restriction of the MOVEMENT of whole or part of the body by physical means (RESTRAINT, PHYSICAL) or chemically by ANALGESIA, or the use of TRANQUILIZING AGENTS or NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS. It includes experimental protocols used to evaluate the physiologic effects of immobility.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Immobilization" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Immobilization" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 145 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2007
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