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Descriptor in English: nursing
Descriptor in Spanish: enfermería
Descriptor in Portuguese: enfermagem
Descriptor in French: soins infirmiers
Entry term(s): home care
nursing care
Scope note: Used with diseases for nursing care and techniques in their management. It includes the nursing role in diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive procedures.
Annotation: subhead only; includes "nursing care" by professional nurse or physician-prescribed home programs; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.48; DF: /nurs or /NU
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/NU or NU (SH) or SUBS APPLY NU
History Note: 66; used with Category C & F 1966-69; C, E & F 1970-74; C, E & F3 1975 forward
Entry Version: NURS
Abbreviation: NU
DeCS UI: 22024
Descriptor UI: Q000451
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2003/07/24
nursing - Preferred
Concept UI M0030646
Scope note Used with diseases for nursing care and techniques in their management. It includes the nursing role in diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive procedures.
Preferred term nursing
Entry term(s) nursing care
home care - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0030647
Preferred term home care



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