Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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M Medicine and Nursing
Use all M* codes for: academic, technical and specialist healthcare and medical material only. Use with: Qualifiers NOT generally required and NOT usually mixed with other Subject codes.
Prefer: V* codes for health topics aimed at a broad general adult audience
MQ Nursing and ancillary services
Use for: works for healthcare professionals, allied professions or ancillary roles that do not have their own code, or for general works
MQC Nursing
MQD Midwifery
MQF First aid and paramedical services
MQG Medical assistants / Physicians’ assistants
Class here: clinical assistants, healthcare assistants, physicians’ associates. Use for: qualified healthcare professionals training or trained to assist doctors, physicians and other qualified medical professionals. Use with: other M* codes to indicate a speciality
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MQH Radiography
MQK Chiropody and podiatry
MQP Pharmacy / dispensing
MQR Optometry / opticians
MQS Physiotherapy
Class here: physical therapy, exercise prescription
MQT Occupational therapy
Class here: Recreational Therapy, Horticultural therapy
MQU Medical counselling
MQV Rehabilitation
MQW Biomedical engineering
MQZ Mortuary practice

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