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Descriptor English: Patient Self-Determination Act
Descriptor Spanish: Patient Self-Determination Act
Descriptor Portuguese: Patient Self-Determination Act
Descriptor French: Patient self-determination act (USA)
Entry term(s): Law 101-508, Public
PL 101 508
PL 101-508
PL101 508
PL101-508
PSDA
Patient Self Determination Act
Public Law 101 508
Public Law 101-508
Self-Determination Act, Patient
United States Patient Self Determination Act
United States Patient Self-Determination Act
Tree number(s): N03.706.615.808
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019726
Scope note: The purpose of this 1990 federal act is to assure that individuals receiving health care services will be given an opportunity to participate in and direct health care decisions affecting themselves. Under this act, hospitals, health care agencies, and health maintenance organizations are responsible for developing patient information for distribution. The information must include patients' rights, advance directives, living wills, ethics committees' consultation and education functions, limited medical treatment (support/comfort care only), mental health treatment, resuscitation, restraints, surrogate decision making and transfer of care. (from JCAHO, Lexicon, 1994)
Annotation: add UNITED STATES; CATALOGER: Use NAF entry
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 99
History Note: 99
Related: Advance Directives MeSH
DeCS ID: 33936
Unique ID: D019726
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2016/06/28
Patient Self-Determination Act - Preferred
Concept UI M0029287
Scope note The purpose of this 1990 federal act is to assure that individuals receiving health care services will be given an opportunity to participate in and direct health care decisions affecting themselves. Under this act, hospitals, health care agencies, and health maintenance organizations are responsible for developing patient information for distribution. The information must include patients' rights, advance directives, living wills, ethics committees' consultation and education functions, limited medical treatment (support/comfort care only), mental health treatment, resuscitation, restraints, surrogate decision making and transfer of care. (from JCAHO, Lexicon, 1994)
Preferred term Patient Self-Determination Act
Entry term(s) Law 101-508, Public
PL 101 508
PL 101-508
PL101 508
PL101-508
PSDA
Patient Self Determination Act
Public Law 101 508
Public Law 101-508
Self-Determination Act, Patient
United States Patient Self Determination Act
United States Patient Self-Determination Act



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