Outline of health sciences

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to health sciences:

Health sciences – are applied sciences that address the use of science, technology, engineering or mathematics in the delivery of healthcare to human beings.[1][2]

Branches of health sciences[edit]

Mental health

Social health

Physical health

Medicine and its branches[edit]

Medicine – applied science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. It encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. Some of its branches are:

History of health sciences[edit]

General health sciences concepts[edit]

Diagnostic methods[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Sam Houston State University. "What is Health Science?". Retrieved 1 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Learn.org. "What is Health Science?". Retrieved 10 September 2015. 

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