K091 - health

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K0910 - health not further defined

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    K0911 - dental studies

    Description Dental studies are the study of diagnosing, treating and preventing diseases and abnormalities of the teeth and gums. It includes the study of designing, making and repairing dental prostheses and orthodontic appliances. It also includes the study of providing assistance to dentists. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Dental assisting Dental hygiene Dental laboratory technology Dental nursing Dental science Dental surgery Dental technology Odontology Oral surgery Orthodontics === Inclusions Study of public dental health is included here.
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      K0912 - medicine

      Medicine is the study of the principles and procedures used in preventing, diagnosing, caring for and treating illness, disease and injury in humans and the maintenance of general health. Principally, this detailed field consists of training of physicians/doctors. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Anaesthetics Forensic medicine Forensic pathology General medicine Gerontology Gynaecology Medical science Medical training Medicine Paediatrics Psychiatry Surgery Training of physicians/doctors
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        K0913 - nursing and midwifery

        Description Nursing is the study of providing health care for the sick, disabled or infirm and assisting physicians and other medical and health professionals diagnose and treat patients. The focus of qualifications in nursing is maintaining and caring for the health of patients during illness and rehabilitation. It includes health care of old people and health care of the disabled. Midwifery is the study of providing care to childbearing women during pregnancy, labour and birth and during the postpartum period. It also includes caring for the new born and assisting the mother with breast feeding. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Assistant nursing Basic nursing General nursing Health care of old people Heath care of the disabled Health care programmes Infant hygiene (nursing) Midwifery Nursing aide/Orderly Psychiatric nursing Specialised nursing === Inclusions Care programmes comprising both health care and social care e.g. for old people, are included here. === Exclusions Veterinary nursing is excluded from this detailed field and is included in detailed field 0841 ‘Veterinary’. Dental nursing is excluded from this detailed field and is included in detailed field 0911 ‘Dental studies’. Non-medical care of children (not health care) is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0922 ‘Child care and youth services’. Non-medical care of the elderly (not health care) is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0921 ‘Care of the elderly and disabled adults’.
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          K0914 - medical diagnostic and treatment technology

          Medical diagnostic and treatment technology is the study of a wide range of technologies used for diagnosing and treating diseases and handicaps. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Ambulance technology Hearing aid technology Medical laboratory technology Optical technology Prosthetic technology Radiology technology Radiotherapy X-ray technology (medical) === Exclusions Study of laboratory technology is excluded from this detailed field if emphasis is not given to medical laboratory technology. General laboratory technology is included in detailed field 0711 ‘Chemical engineering and processes’. Laboratory technology where emphasis is given to other specific applications (biology, chemistry, physics etc) is included in the appropriate detailed field (0511, 0531, 0533 etc.). Study of dental technology is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0911 ‘Dental studies’.
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            K0915 - therapy and rehabilitation

            Description Therapy and rehabilitation is the study of restoring normal physical conditions to those incapacitated by temporary or permanent disability. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Dietician programmes Medical massage Nutrition/Dietetics Occupational therapy Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Speech therapy === Exclusions Study of psychotherapy is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0313 ‘Psychology’. Study of nutrition science is excluded from this detailed field and included in narrow field 051 ‘Biological and related sciences’.
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              K0916 - pharmacy

              Pharmacy is the study of drugs and their effects on humans. It includes their preparation, dispensing and administration. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Dispensing pharmacy Pharmacy === Exclusions Study of pharmacology is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0511 ‘Biology’.
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                K0917 - traditional and complementary medicine and therapy

                Description Traditional and complementary medicine is the study of alternative medicine. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Acupuncture and oriental medicine Aromatherapy Ayurvedic medicine Herbalism Herbology Holistic medicine Homeopathic medicine Traditional medicine, for example Chinese
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                  K0919 - health not elsewhere classified

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