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Descriptor English:   Self Care 
Descriptor Spanish:   Autocuidado 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Autocuidado 
Synonyms English:   Care, Self
Tree Number:   E02.900
Definition English:   Caring for self when ill or positive actions and adopting behaviors to prevent illness. 
Indexing Annotation English:   = 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)
History Note English:   81; was see ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING 1979-80 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
MT methods MO mortality
PX psychology ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
VE veterinary  
Record Number:   13031 
Unique Identifier:   D012648 

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