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Fatal Outcome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fatal Outcome
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.308.985.550.325
N01.224.935.698.201
N06.850.505.400.975.550.325
N06.850.520.308.985.550.325
Unique ID
D017809
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017809
Annotation
never IM; used only for individual fatalities: do not confuse with MORTALITY or /‌mortal, both epidemiological & statistical concepts, or with DEATH, a physiological process; do not use for animal toxicity studies ( = /‌toxicity); coordinate with specific disease or procedure with no qualifiers (IM); index CASE REPORTS [Publication Type]
Scope Note
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
Previous Indexing
specific disease (1966-1993)
specific procedure (1966-1993)
See Also
Death
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/05/28
Revision Date
2017/06/30

No Qualifiers
Fatal Outcome Preferred
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