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Descriptor English: Patient Advocacy
Descriptor Spanish: Defensa del Paciente
Descriptor Portuguese: Defesa do Paciente
Descriptor French: Défense du patient
Entry term(s): Advocacy, Patient
Clinical Ombudsman
Ombudsman, Clinical
Ombudsman, Patient
Ombudsmen, Patient
Patient Ombudsman
Patient Ombudsmen
Patient Representative
Patient Representatives
Representative, Patient
Representatives, Patient
Tree number(s): I01.880.604.631
N03.706.678
SP9.020.010.040
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010344
Scope note: Promotion and protection of the rights of patients, frequently through a legal process.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Human Rights (1973-1975)
Public MeSH Note: 76
History Note: 76
Related: Patient Rights MeSH
DeCS ID: 10538
Unique ID: D010344
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/23
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Patient Advocacy - Preferred
Concept UI M0016033
Scope note Promotion and protection of the rights of patients, frequently through a legal process.
Preferred term Patient Advocacy
Entry term(s) Advocacy, Patient
Patient Ombudsmen - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0016034
Preferred term Patient Ombudsmen
Entry term(s) Ombudsman, Patient
Ombudsmen, Patient
Patient Ombudsman
Patient Representatives - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0016035
Preferred term Patient Representatives
Entry term(s) Patient Representative
Representative, Patient
Representatives, Patient
Clinical Ombudsman - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0450087
Preferred term Clinical Ombudsman
Entry term(s) Ombudsman, Clinical



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