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Descriptor in English: Hotlines
Descriptor in Spanish: Líneas Directas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Linhas Diretas
Descriptor in French: Assistance par téléphone
Entry term(s): Hotline
Telephone Hotline
Telephone Hotlines
Tree number(s): N02.421.297.448
Scope note: A direct communication system, usually telephone, established for instant contact. It is designed to provide special information and assistance through trained personnel and is used for counseling, referrals, and emergencies such as poisonings and threatened suicides.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 89
DeCS UI: 23674
Descriptor UI: D015277
Date Established: 1989/01/01
Date of Entry: 1988/05/19
Revision Date: 2017/06/30
Hotlines - Preferred
Concept UI M0023519
Scope note A direct communication system, usually telephone, established for instant contact. It is designed to provide special information and assistance through trained personnel and is used for counseling, referrals, and emergencies such as poisonings and threatened suicides.
Preferred term Hotlines
Entry term(s) Hotline
Telephone Hotline
Telephone Hotlines



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