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Descriptor English: Allied Health Personnel
Descriptor Spanish: Técnicos Medios en Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Pessoal Técnico de Saúde
Descriptor French: Auxiliaires de santé
Entry term(s): Allied Health Professional
Allied Health Professionals
Assistant, Healthcare
Assistants, Healthcare
Health Personnel, Allied
Health Professional, Allied
Health Professionals, Allied
Healthcare Assistant
Healthcare Assistants
Healthcare Support Worker
Healthcare Support Workers
Paramedic
Paramedical Personnel
Paramedics
Personnel, Allied Health
Personnel, Paramedical
Population Program Specialist
Population Program Specialists
Professional, Allied Health
Professionals, Allied Health
Program Specialist, Population
Program Specialists, Population
Specialist, Population Program
Specialists, Population Program
Support Worker, Healthcare
Support Workers, Healthcare
Worker, Healthcare Support
Workers, Healthcare Support
Tree number(s): M01.526.485.067
N02.360.067
SH1.030.020.020.020
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000488
Scope note: Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Health Manpower (1968-1970)
Health Occupations (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 71
History Note: 71
DeCS ID: 490
Unique ID: D000488
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1971/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Allied Health Personnel - Preferred
Concept UI M0000733
Scope note Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
Preferred term Allied Health Personnel
Entry term(s) Allied Health Professional
Allied Health Professionals
Health Personnel, Allied
Health Professional, Allied
Health Professionals, Allied
Personnel, Allied Health
Professional, Allied Health
Professionals, Allied Health
Healthcare Assistants - Narrower
Concept UI M000616656
Preferred term Healthcare Assistants
Entry term(s) Assistant, Healthcare
Assistants, Healthcare
Healthcare Assistant
Healthcare Support Worker
Healthcare Support Workers
Support Worker, Healthcare
Support Workers, Healthcare
Worker, Healthcare Support
Workers, Healthcare Support
Paramedics - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0000734
Preferred term Paramedics
Entry term(s) Paramedic
Paramedical Personnel
Personnel, Paramedical
Population Program Specialists - Narrower
Concept UI M0000735
Preferred term Population Program Specialists
Entry term(s) Population Program Specialist
Program Specialist, Population
Program Specialists, Population
Specialist, Population Program
Specialists, Population Program



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