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Descriptor English: Patients
Descriptor Spanish: Pacientes
Descriptor Portuguese: Pacientes
Descriptor French: Patients
Entry term(s): Clients
Clientèle
Patientèle
Tree number(s): HP1.007.262
M01.643
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010361
Scope note: Individuals participating in the health care system for the purpose of receiving therapeutic, diagnostic, or preventive procedures.
Annotation: general only, irrespective of disease; patients as people or as a social, sociological, psychological, etc., group; do not confuse the patient with the disease: the "tuberculotic patient" equals TUBERCULOSIS and not also PATIENTS
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
HI histoire
LJ législation et jurisprudence
PX psychologie
SN statistiques et données numériques
Entry Combination: education:Patient Education as Topic
Related: Patients en consultation externe MeSH
Patients hospitalisés MeSH
DeCS ID: 10554
Unique ID: D010361
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/11
Patients - Preferred
Concept UI M0016069
Preferred term Patients
Entry term(s) Patientèle
Clients - Broader
Concept UI M0016067
Preferred term Clients
Entry term(s) Clientèle



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