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Descriptor English: Health of the Elderly
Descriptor Spanish: Salud del Anciano
Descriptor salud del anciano
Entry term(s) salud de los ancianos
salud en el envejecimiento
salud en la tercera edad
Scope note: Se refiere a la salud y bienestar de los ancianos y a la prestación de atención a la salud adaptada a los problemas especiales de este grupo de personas. La salud de los ancianos depende en gran parte de la atención recibida anteriormente.
Descriptor Portuguese: Saúde do Idoso
Descriptor French: Santé des Anciens
Entry term(s): Aging Health
Elderly Health
Health of Aged Persons
Health of Elders
Health of the Aged
Tree number(s): SP2.006.047
Scope note: The term refers to health and welfare of the elderly and the provision of health care adapted to special problems related to this group of people. Health in elderly depends mainly on past care.
Related: Health Services for the Aged MeSH
DeCS ID: 28470
Unique ID: DDCS028470
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Health of the Elderly - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060271
Scope note The term refers to health and welfare of the elderly and the provision of health care adapted to special problems related to this group of people. Health in elderly depends mainly on past care.
Preferred term Health of the Elderly
Entry term(s) Aging Health
Elderly Health
Health of Aged Persons
Health of Elders
Health of the Aged



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