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Paramedicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Paramedicine
Tree Number(s)
H02.010.563
Unique ID
D000094782
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000094782
Scope Note
A domain of practice and health profession that specialises across a range of settings including, but not limited to, emergency and primary care. Paramedics work in a variety of clinical settings such as EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, ambulance services, hospitals and clinics as well as non-clinical roles, such as education, leadership, public health and research. PARAMEDICS possess complex knowledge and skills, a broad scope of practice and are an essential part of the healthcare system. Depending on location, paramedics may practice under medical direction or independently, often in unscheduled, unpredictable or dynamic settings. (from J Multidiscip Healthc 2021 Dec 30;14:3561-3570)
Entry Term(s)
Community Paramedicine
Emergency Paramedicine
Previous Indexing
Emergency Medical Services (2005-2022)
See Also
Community Health Services
Emergency Medical Technicians
Emergency Medicine
Paramedics
Public MeSH Note
2023
History Note
2023
Date Established
2023/01/01
Date of Entry
2022/07/13
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Paramedicine Preferred
Emergency Paramedicine Narrower
Community Paramedicine Narrower
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