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Descriptor in English: Health Communication
Descriptor in Spanish: Comunicación en Salud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Comunicação em Saúde
Descriptor in French: Communication sur la santé
Entry term(s): Communication, Health
Communications, Health
Health Communications
Tree number(s): L01.143.350
N02.208
SP2.021.167
Scope note: The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MT methods
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2011
DeCS UI: 54382
Descriptor UI: D058015
Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Health Communication - Preferred
Concept UI M0540429
Scope note The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.
Preferred term Health Communication
Entry term(s) Communication, Health
Communications, Health
Health Communications



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