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Descriptor English: Rescue Work
Descriptor Spanish: Trabajo de Rescate
Descriptor Portuguese: Trabalho de Resgate
Descriptor French: Intervention de sauvetage
Entry term(s): Work, Rescue
Tree number(s): N06.230.100.350
SP8.946.117.226.250.217
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018635
Scope note: Activities devoted to freeing persons or animals from danger to life or well-being in accidents, fires, bombings, floods, earthquakes, other disasters and life-threatening conditions. While usually performed by team efforts, rescue work is not restricted to organized services.
Annotation: not restricted to med emerg; not restricted to organized services
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Emergency Medical Services (1968-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
Related: Relief Work MeSH
DeCS ID: 32050
Unique ID: D018635
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/04/16
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Rescue Work - Preferred
Concept UI M0027928
Scope note Activities devoted to freeing persons or animals from danger to life or well-being in accidents, fires, bombings, floods, earthquakes, other disasters and life-threatening conditions. While usually performed by team efforts, rescue work is not restricted to organized services.
Preferred term Rescue Work
Entry term(s) Work, Rescue



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