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Patients MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Patients
Tree Number(s)
M01.643
Unique ID
D010361
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010361
Annotation
general only, irrespective of disease; patients as people or as a social, sociological, psychological, etc., group; do not confuse the patient with the disease: the "tuberculotic patient" equals TUBERCULOSIS and not also PATIENTS
Scope Note
Individuals participating in the health care system for the purpose of receiving therapeutic, diagnostic, or preventive procedures.
Entry Term(s)
Clients
See Also
Inpatients
Outpatients
Public MeSH Note
/education ( = PATIENT EDUCATION as of 1980) was used for indexing 1966-79; OUTPATIENTS was see AMBULATORY CARE 1978-79
Online Note
search PATIENTS/ED under PATIENT EDUCATION 1966-79
History Note
/education was used for indexing 1966-79; was in Cat G & M 1963-67
Entry Combination
education:Patient Education as Topic
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/11
Patients Preferred
Clients Broader
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