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Descriptor English: Liability, Legal
Descriptor Spanish: Responsabilidad Legal
Descriptor Portuguese: Responsabilidade Legal
Descriptor French: Responsabilité légale
Entry term(s): Institutional Liabilities
Institutional Liability
Legal Liabilities
Legal Liability
Liabilities, Institutional
Liabilities, Legal
Liabilities, Medical
Liabilities, Personal
Liabilities, Professional
Liability, Institutional
Liability, Medical
Liability, Personal
Liability, Professional
Medical Liabilities
Medical Liability
Personal Liabilities
Personal Liability
Professional Liabilities
Professional Liability
Tort
Torts
Tree number(s): I01.880.604.583.490
N03.706.535.547
SP9.120
VS1.001.002.012
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016365
Scope note: Accountability and responsibility to another, enforceable by civil or criminal sanctions.
Annotation: statement of responsibility: do not confuse with MALPRACTICE, the commission of a harmful act; coord IM with specialty (IM) if relevant or area of responsibility (IM) if relevant
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
Previous Indexing: Jurisprudence (1966-1990)
Malpractice (1968-1990)
Malpractice/legislation & jurisprudence (1981-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91
History Note: 91
Related: Malpractice MeSH
DeCS ID: 29004
Unique ID: D016365
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/08/02
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Liability, Legal - Preferred
Concept UI M0025028
Scope note Accountability and responsibility to another, enforceable by civil or criminal sanctions.
Preferred term Liability, Legal
Entry term(s) Legal Liabilities
Legal Liability
Liabilities, Legal
Torts - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0011880
Preferred term Torts
Entry term(s) Tort
Personal Liability - Narrower
Concept UI M0025029
Preferred term Personal Liability
Entry term(s) Liabilities, Personal
Liability, Personal
Personal Liabilities
Professional Liability - Narrower
Concept UI M0025030
Preferred term Professional Liability
Entry term(s) Liabilities, Professional
Liability, Professional
Professional Liabilities
Institutional Liability - Narrower
Concept UI M0025027
Preferred term Institutional Liability
Entry term(s) Institutional Liabilities
Liabilities, Institutional
Liability, Institutional
Medical Liability - Narrower
Concept UI M0011878
Preferred term Medical Liability
Entry term(s) Liabilities, Medical
Liability, Medical
Medical Liabilities



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