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Descriptor English: Sick Leave
Descriptor Spanish: Ausencia por Enfermedad
Descriptor Portuguese: Licença Médica
Descriptor French: Congé maladie
Entry term(s): Day, Illness
Day, Sick
Days, Illness
Days, Sick
Disability Leave
Disability Leaves
Illness Day
Illness Days
Leave, Disability
Leave, Sick
Leaves, Disability
Sick Day
Sick Days
Tree number(s): N01.824.417.700.662
N04.452.677.800.662
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018582
Scope note: An absence from work permitted because of illness or the number of days per year for which an employer agrees to pay employees who are sick. (Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)
Annotation: permitted absence for sickness, often paid leave
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Absenteeism (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32027
Unique ID: D018582
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/01
Sick Leave - Preferred
Concept UI M0027855
Scope note An absence from work permitted because of illness or the number of days per year for which an employer agrees to pay employees who are sick. (Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)
Preferred term Sick Leave
Entry term(s) Leave, Sick
Disability Leave - Broader
Concept UI M0027853
Preferred term Disability Leave
Entry term(s) Disability Leaves
Leave, Disability
Leaves, Disability
Sick Days - Narrower
Concept UI M0027854
Preferred term Sick Days
Entry term(s) Day, Illness
Day, Sick
Days, Illness
Days, Sick
Illness Day
Illness Days
Sick Day



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