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Life Support Care MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Life Support Care
Tree Number(s)
E02.760.440
N02.421.585.440
Unique ID
D008020
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008020
Annotation
extraordinary measures in patient care: do not confuse with LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS which is non-med
Scope Note
Care provided patients requiring extraordinary therapeutic measures in order to sustain and prolong life.
Entry Term(s)
Extraordinary Treatment
Prolongation of Life
Previous Indexing
Ethics, Medical (1966-1977)
Life Expectancy (1966-1977)
Longevity (1966-1977)
See Also
Resuscitation Orders
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Life Support Care Preferred
Extraordinary Treatment Narrower
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