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Descriptor English: Palliative Care
Descriptor Spanish: Cuidados Paliativos
Descriptor Portuguese: Cuidados Paliativos
Descriptor French: Soins palliatifs
Entry term(s): Care, Palliative
Palliative Supportive Care
Palliative Surgery
Palliative Therapy
Palliative Treatment
Palliative Treatments
Supportive Care, Palliative
Surgery, Palliative
Therapy, Palliative
Treatment, Palliative
Treatments, Palliative
Tree number(s): E02.760.666
N02.421.585.666
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010166
Scope note: Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Annotation: consider also PAIN MANAGEMENT
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 96; was PALLIATIVE TREATMENT 1966-95
History Note: 96; was PALLIATIVE TREATMENT 1964-95 (Prov 1964-65)
Related: Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing MeSH
Pain MeSH
Palliative Medicine MeSH
DeCS ID: 10353
Unique ID: D010166
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/26
Palliative Care - Preferred
Concept UI M0015773
Scope note Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Preferred term Palliative Care
Entry term(s) Care, Palliative
Palliative Supportive Care
Palliative Therapy
Palliative Treatment
Palliative Treatments
Supportive Care, Palliative
Therapy, Palliative
Treatment, Palliative
Treatments, Palliative
Palliative Surgery - Narrower
Concept UI M0015775
Preferred term Palliative Surgery
Entry term(s) Surgery, Palliative



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