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Descriptor English: Allied Health Occupations
Descriptor Spanish: Empleos Relacionados con Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Ocupações Relacionadas com Saúde
Descriptor French: Professions paramédicales
Entry term(s): Allied Health Occupation
Occupation, Allied Health
Occupations, Allied Health
Tree number(s): H02.010
VS3.004.001.004
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016390
Scope note: Occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians, and are qualified by special training and, frequently, by licensure to work in supporting roles in the health care field. These occupations include, but are not limited to, medical technology, physical therapy, physician assistant, etc.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Health Occupations (1974-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see HEALTH OCCUPATIONS 1975-90
Online Note: use HEALTH OCCUPATIONS to search ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS 1975-90
History Note: 91; was see HEALTH OCCUPATIONS 1975-90
Entry Version: ALLIED HEALTH OCCUP
DeCS ID: 28853
Unique ID: D016390
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/05/25
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Allied Health Occupations - Preferred
Concept UI M0025069
Scope note Occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians, and are qualified by special training and, frequently, by licensure to work in supporting roles in the health care field. These occupations include, but are not limited to, medical technology, physical therapy, physician assistant, etc.
Preferred term Allied Health Occupations
Entry term(s) Allied Health Occupation
Occupation, Allied Health
Occupations, Allied Health



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