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Descriptor in English: Health Personnel
Descriptor in Spanish: Personal de Salud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pessoal de Saúde
Descriptor in French: Personnel de santé
Entry term(s): Health Care Provider
Health Care Providers
Healthcare Provider
Healthcare Providers
Healthcare Worker
Healthcare Workers
Personnel, Health
Provider, Health Care
Provider, Healthcare
Providers, Health Care
Providers, Healthcare
Tree number(s): M01.526.485
N02.360
SH1.030.020.020.010
VS3.004.001
Scope note: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
Annotation: persons working in the field of health: do not confuse with HEALTH WORKFORCE, the availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Online Note: pre-explosion = HEALTH PERSONNEL (PX)
History Note: 1992; was NON MESH 1966-91; was see HEALTH MANPOWER 1989-91
DeCS UI: 30349
Descriptor UI: D006282
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Health Personnel - Preferred
Concept UI M0009859
Scope note Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
Preferred term Health Personnel
Entry term(s) Health Care Provider
Health Care Providers
Healthcare Provider
Healthcare Providers
Healthcare Worker
Healthcare Workers
Personnel, Health
Provider, Health Care
Provider, Healthcare
Providers, Health Care
Providers, Healthcare



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