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Any specific branch of medical science or practice. Medical specialities include clinical specialties that pertain to particular organ systems and their respective disease states, as well as allied health specialties. Enumerated type.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Thing
additionalType 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.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A short description of the item.
image URL  or
ImageObject 
URL of an image of the item.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs 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.
url URL URL of the item.
Properties from MedicalEntity
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
code MedicalCode A medical code for the entity, taken from a controlled vocabulary or ontology such as ICD-9, DiseasesDB, MeSH, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, etc.
guideline MedicalGuideline A medical guideline related to this entity.
medicineSystem MedicineSystem The system of medicine that includes this MedicalEntity, for example 'evidence-based', 'homeopathic', 'chiropractic', etc.
recognizingAuthority Organization If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
relevantSpecialty MedicalSpecialty If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.
study MedicalStudy A medical study or trial related to this entity.


Instances of MedicalSpecialty may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
medicalSpecialty MedicalClinic  or
Hospital  or
Physician 
A medical specialty of the provider.
relevantSpecialty MedicalEntity If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.


Enumeration members
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  • Cardiovascular
  • CommunityHealth
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatologic
  • DietNutrition
  • Emergency
  • Endocrine
  • Gastroenterologic
  • Genetic
  • Geriatric
  • Gynecologic
  • Hematologic
  • Infectious
  • LaboratoryScience
  • Midwifery
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neurologic
  • Nursing
  • Obstetric
  • OccupationalTherapy
  • Oncologic
  • Optometic
  • Otolaryngologic
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric
  • PharmacySpecialty
  • Physiotherapy
  • PlasticSurgery
  • Podiatric
  • PrimaryCare
  • Psychiatric
  • PublicHealth
  • Pulmonary
  • Radiograpy
  • Renal
  • RespiratoryTherapy
  • Rheumatologic
  • SpeechPathology
  • Surgical
  • Toxicologic
  • Urologic

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