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Paramedics MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Paramedics
Tree Number(s)
M01.526.373.575
M01.526.485.067.718
N02.360.067.715
Unique ID
D000094783
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000094783
Scope Note
Health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional, 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 may practice under medical direction or independently, often in unscheduled, unpredictable or dynamic settings.
Entry Term(s)
Community Paramedics
EMT-Paramedic
Emergency Paramedic
Emergency Paramedics
Paramedic
Paramedical Personnel
Paramedics, Emergency
Previous Indexing
Allied Health Personnel (1971-2022)
See Also
Paramedicine
Public MeSH Note
2023; see ALLIED HEALTH PERSONNEL 1984-2022
History Note
2023; use ALLIED HEALTH PERSONNEL 1984-2022
Date Established
2023/01/01
Date of Entry
2022/07/13
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Paramedics Preferred
Community Paramedics Narrower
Paramedics, Emergency Narrower
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