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Self Care MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Self Care
Tree Number(s)
E02.900
I03.050.563
N02.421.784.680
Unique ID
D012648
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012648
Annotation
= care prescribed by MD or generated by person himself & includes care for self, family or friends; differentiate from SELF MEDICATION (medication not prescribed by MD) and SELF ADMINISTRATION (admin of medication prescribed by MD or self admin of substances by exper animals)
Scope Note
Caring for self when ill or positive actions and adopting behaviors to prevent illness.
Entry Term(s)
Self-Care
Previous Indexing
Activities of Daily Living (1978-1980)
Consumer Participation (1974-1978)
Health Education (1966-1980)
Patient Education (1966-1980)
Patient Participation (1978)
Public MeSH Note
81; was see ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING 1979-80
History Note
81; was see ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING 1979-80
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/05/19
Revision Date
2018/06/01
Self Care Preferred
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