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Descriptor in English: Caregivers
Descriptor in Spanish: Cuidadores
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cuidadores
Descriptor in French: Aidants
Entry term(s): Care Giver
Care Givers
Caregiver
Caregiver, Family
Caregiver, Spouse
Caregivers, Family
Caregivers, Spouse
Carer
Carers
Family Caregiver
Family Caregivers
Spouse Caregiver
Spouse Caregivers
Tree number(s): M01.085
M01.526.485.200
N02.360.200
Scope note: Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specific caregiver as NURSES; PHYSICIANS; etc.; coordinate IM with specific field if pertinent (IM): "the teacher as caregiver" = CAREGIVERS (IM) + TEACHING (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 92
DeCS UI: 30212
Descriptor UI: D017028
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/30
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Caregivers - Preferred
Concept UI M0025871
Scope note Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.
Preferred term Caregivers
Entry term(s) Care Giver
Care Givers
Caregiver
Carer
Carers
Spouse Caregivers - Narrower
Concept UI M0025873
Preferred term Spouse Caregivers
Entry term(s) Caregiver, Spouse
Caregivers, Spouse
Spouse Caregiver
Family Caregivers - Narrower
Concept UI M0025872
Preferred term Family Caregivers
Entry term(s) Caregiver, Family
Caregivers, Family
Family Caregiver



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