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Descriptor English: Proxy
Descriptor Spanish: Apoderado
Descriptor Portuguese: Procurador
Descriptor French: Mandataire
Entry term(s): Agent, Patient
Agents, Patient
Patient Agent
Proxies
Tree number(s): M01.380.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019727
Scope note: A person authorized to decide or act for another person, for example, a person having durable power of attorney.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Public MeSH Note: 99
History Note: 99
Related: Third-Party Consent MeSH
Treatment Refusal MeSH
DeCS ID: 33923
Unique ID: D019727
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/18
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Proxy - Preferred
Concept UI M0029289
Scope note A person authorized to decide or act for another person, for example, a person having durable power of attorney.
Preferred term Proxy
Entry term(s) Proxies
Patient Agent - Narrower
Concept UI M0029288
Preferred term Patient Agent
Entry term(s) Agent, Patient
Agents, Patient



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