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Descriptor in English: State Medicine
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicina Estatal
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicina Estatal
Descriptor in French: Médecine d'État
Entry term(s): British Health Service, National
British National Health Service
Medicine, Socialized
Medicine, State
National Health Service, British
Service, British National Health
Socialized Medicine
Tree number(s): N03.349.550.902
N03.858
Scope note: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.
Annotation: not for medical programs of individual states; compulsory system of personal medical care under control of a national government paying physicians out of public funds; compulsory: do not confuse with NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMS; specify country, even GREAT BRITAIN despite entry term NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, BRITISH
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS UI: 13607
Descriptor UI: D013222
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
State Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0020450
Scope note A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.
Preferred term State Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Socialized
Medicine, State
Socialized Medicine
National Health Service, British - Narrower
Concept UI M0020449
Preferred term National Health Service, British
Entry term(s) British Health Service, National
British National Health Service
Service, British National Health



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