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Living Wills MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Living Wills
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.604.583.020.500
I01.880.604.583.927.500
N03.706.535.020.500
N04.590.233.624.124.050.500
Unique ID
D016224
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016224
Scope Note
Written, witnessed declarations in which persons request that if they become disabled beyond reasonable expectation of recovery, they be allowed to die rather than be kept alive by extraordinary means. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
NLM Classification #
W 85.5
Previous Indexing
Right to Die (1987-1990)
Wills (1977-1986)
See Also
Right to Die
Public MeSH Note
91; was see RIGHT TO DIE 1987-90; was see WILLS 1977-86
Online Note
use RIGHT TO DIE to search LIVING WILLS 1987-90; use WILLS to search LIVING WILLS 1977-86
History Note
91; was see RIGHT TO DIE 1987-90; was see WILLS 1977-86
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/08/03
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Living Wills Preferred
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