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Descriptor English: Fatal Outcome
Descriptor Spanish: Resultado Fatal
Descriptor resultado mortal
Entry term(s) resultado de muerte
Scope note: Muerte resultante de la presencia de una enfermedad en un individuo, tal y como aparece en un informe de un caso único o un número limitado de pacientes. Debe diferenciarse de MUERTE, el cese fisiológico de la vida y de MORTALIDAD, un concepto epidemiológico o estadístico.
Descriptor Portuguese: Evolução Fatal
Descriptor French: Issue fatale
Entry term(s): Fatal Outcomes
Outcome, Fatal
Outcomes, Fatal
Tree number(s): E05.318.308.985.550.325
N01.224.935.698.201
N06.850.505.400.975.550.325
N06.850.520.308.985.550.325
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017809
Scope note: Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
Annotation: never IM; used only for individual fatalities: do not confuse with MORTALITY or /mortal, both epidemiological & statistical concepts, or with DEATH, a physiological process; do not use for animal toxicity studies ( = /toxicity); coordinate with specific disease or procedure with no qualifiers (IM); index CASE REPORTS [Publication Type]
Previous Indexing: specific disease (1966-1993)
specific procedure (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
Related: Death MeSH
DeCS ID: 31474
Unique ID: D017809
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/05/28
Revision Date: 2017/06/30
Fatal Outcome - Preferred
Concept UI M0026902
Scope note Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
Preferred term Fatal Outcome
Entry term(s) Fatal Outcomes
Outcome, Fatal
Outcomes, Fatal



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