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Descriptor in English: Professional Practice
Descriptor in Spanish: Práctica Profesional
Descriptor in Portuguese: Prática Profissional
Descriptor in French: Pratique professionnelle
Entry term(s): Practice, Professional
Practices, Professional
Professional Practices
Tree number(s): HP2.095
N04.452.758
VS3.004.001.001
Scope note: The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.
Annotation: /econ permitted but consider many specific economics terms available; do not confuse with PHYSICIAN'S PRACTICE PATTERNS: see note there
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 68
See also the descriptors: Practice Management, Dental MeSH
Practice Management, Medical MeSH
DeCS UI: 11799
Descriptor UI: D011364
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1994/05/05
Professional Practice - Preferred
Concept UI M0017655
Scope note The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.
Preferred term Professional Practice
Entry term(s) Practice, Professional
Practices, Professional
Professional Practices



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