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Osteopathic Medicine

"Osteopathic Medicine" 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.

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A medical discipline that is based on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy, developed in 1874 by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, recognizes the concept of "wellness" and the importance of treating illness within the context of the whole body. Special attention is placed on the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Osteopathic Medicine" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Osteopathic Medicine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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