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Descriptor in English: Vulnerable Populations
Descriptor in Spanish: Poblaciones Vulnerables
Descriptor in Portuguese: Populações Vulneráveis
Descriptor in French: Populations vulnérables
Entry term(s): Disadvantaged
Group, Sensitive Population
Groups, Sensitive Population
Patient, Underserved
Patients, Underserved
Population Group, Sensitive
Population Groups, Sensitive
Population, Sensitive
Population, Underserved
Population, Vulnerable
Populations, Sensitive
Populations, Underserved
Populations, Vulnerable
Sensitive Population
Sensitive Population Group
Sensitive Population Groups
Sensitive Populations
Underserved Patient
Underserved Patients
Underserved Population
Underserved Populations
Vulnerable Population
Tree number(s): M01.965
Scope note: Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.
Annotation: HUMAN only
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EH ethnology
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
History Note: 2003
DeCS UI: 37735
Descriptor UI: D035862
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Vulnerable Populations - Preferred
Concept UI M0391263
Scope note Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.
Preferred term Vulnerable Populations
Entry term(s) Population, Vulnerable
Populations, Vulnerable
Vulnerable Population
Sensitive Populations - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0520787
Preferred term Sensitive Populations
Entry term(s) Group, Sensitive Population
Groups, Sensitive Population
Population Group, Sensitive
Population Groups, Sensitive
Population, Sensitive
Populations, Sensitive
Sensitive Population
Sensitive Population Group
Sensitive Population Groups
Disadvantaged - Narrower
Concept UI M0020079
Preferred term Disadvantaged
Populations, Underserved - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0562284
Scope note Patient groups that may include those with special needs, homeless people, those with low income, or in remote communities and minority groups
Preferred term Populations, Underserved
Entry term(s) Patient, Underserved
Patients, Underserved
Population, Underserved
Underserved Patient
Underserved Patients
Underserved Population
Underserved Populations



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