Descriptor English: Patient Participation
Descriptor Spanish: Participación del Paciente
Descriptor participación del paciente
Scope note: Involucración del paciente en el proceso de toma de decisiones en materia de salud personal.
Descriptor Portuguese: Participação do Paciente
Descriptor French: Participation des patients
Entry term(s): Activation, Patient
Empowerment, Patient
Engagement, Patient
Involvement, Patient
Participation Rate, Patient
Participation Rates, Patient
Participation, Patient
Patient Activation
Patient Empowerment
Patient Engagement
Patient Involvement
Patient Participation Rate
Patient Participation Rates
Tree number(s): F01.100.150.750.500.620
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Patient involvement in the decision-making process in matters pertaining to health.
Annotation: do not confuse with PATIENT COMPLIANCE
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 1978
History Note: 1978
Related: Health Literacy MeSH
Patient Education as Topic MeSH
Refusal to Participate MeSH
DeCS ID: 10552
Unique ID: D010358
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Patient Participation - Preferred
Concept UI M0016061
Scope note Patient involvement in the decision-making process in matters pertaining to health.
Preferred term Patient Participation
Entry term(s) Involvement, Patient
Participation, Patient
Patient Involvement
Patient Empowerment - Broader
Concept UI M0592463
Preferred term Patient Empowerment
Entry term(s) Empowerment, Patient
Patient Participation Rates - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0016062
Preferred term Patient Participation Rates
Entry term(s) Participation Rate, Patient
Participation Rates, Patient
Patient Participation Rate
Patient Activation - Broader
Concept UI M0592455
Preferred term Patient Activation
Entry term(s) Activation, Patient
Patient Engagement - Broader
Concept UI M0592454
Preferred term Patient Engagement
Entry term(s) Engagement, Patient

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