MedicalTherapy

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Any medical intervention designed to prevent, treat, and cure human diseases and medical conditions, including both curative and palliative therapies. Medical therapies are typically processes of care relying upon pharmacotherapy, behavioral therapy, supportive therapy (with fluid or nutrition for example), or detoxification (e.g. hemodialysis) aimed at improving or preventing a health condition.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from schema:MedicalTherapy
schema:adverseOutcome schema:MedicalEntity A possible complication and/or side effect of this therapy. If it is known that an adverse outcome is serious (resulting in death, disability, or permanent damage; requiring hospitalization; or is otherwise life-threatening or requires immediate medical attention), tag it as a seriouseAdverseOutcome instead.
schema:contraindication schema:MedicalContraindication A contraindication for this therapy.
schema:duplicateTherapy schema:MedicalTherapy A therapy that duplicates or overlaps this one.
schema:indication schema:MedicalIndication A factor that indicates use of this therapy for treatment and/or prevention of a condition, symptom, etc. For therapies such as drugs, indications can include both officially-approved indications as well as off-label uses. These can be distinguished by using the ApprovedIndication subtype of MedicalIndication.
schema:seriousAdverseOutcome schema:MedicalEntity A possible serious complication and/or serious side effect of this therapy. Serious adverse outcomes include those that are life-threatening; result in death, disability, or permanent damage; require hospitalization or prolong existing hospitalization; cause congenital anomalies or birth defects; or jeopardize the patient and may require medical or surgical intervention to prevent one of the outcomes in this definition.
Properties from schema:MedicalEntity
schema:code schema:MedicalCode A medical code for the entity, taken from a controlled vocabulary or ontology such as ICD-9, DiseasesDB, MeSH, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, etc.
schema:guideline schema:MedicalGuideline A medical guideline related to this entity.
schema:medicineSystem schema:MedicineSystem The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.
schema:recognizingAuthority schema:Organization If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
schema:relevantSpecialty schema:MedicalSpecialty If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.
schema:study schema:MedicalStudy A medical study or trial related to this entity.
Properties from schema:Thing
schema:additionalType schema:URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
schema:alternateName schema:Text An alias for the item.
schema:description schema:Text A short description of the item.
schema:image schema:ImageObject  or
schema:URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
schema:name schema:Text The name of the item.
schema:potentialAction schema:Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
schema:sameAs schema:URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
schema:url schema:URL URL of the item.


Instances of schema:MedicalTherapy may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
schema:availableService schema:Physician  or
schema:MedicalClinic  or
schema:Hospital 
A medical service available from this provider.
schema:duplicateTherapy schema:MedicalTherapy A therapy that duplicates or overlaps this one.
schema:possibleTreatment schema:MedicalSignOrSymptom  or
schema:MedicalCondition 
A possible treatment to address this condition, sign or symptom.
schema:primaryPrevention schema:MedicalCondition A preventative therapy used to prevent an initial occurrence of the medical condition, such as vaccination.
schema:relatedTherapy schema:SuperficialAnatomy  or
schema:AnatomicalStructure  or
schema:AnatomicalSystem 
A medical therapy related to this anatomy.
schema:secondaryPrevention schema:MedicalCondition A preventative therapy used to prevent reoccurrence of the medical condition after an initial episode of the condition.

More specific Types
  • schema:DietarySupplement
  • schema:Drug
  • schema:DrugClass
  • schema:LifestyleModification
  • schema:PalliativeProcedure
  • schema:PhysicalTherapy
  • schema:PsychologicalTreatment
  • schema:RadiationTherapy
  • schema:TherapeuticProcedure

    Prefixes used:

  • schema: http://schema.org/
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    This class contains information contributed by WikiDoc.

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