"Unnecessary Procedures" 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.
Diagnostic, therapeutic, and investigative procedures prescribed and performed by health professionals, the results of which do not justify the benefits or hazards and costs to the patient.
- Unnecessary Procedures
- Procedure, Unnecessary
- Procedures, Unnecessary
- Unnecessary Procedure
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Unnecessary Procedures".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Unnecessary Procedures".
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