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Descriptor English: Health Communication
Descriptor Spanish: Comunicación en Salud
Descriptor comunicación sanitaria
Entry term(s) comunicación para la salud
información y comunicación en salud
información y comunicación sanitaria
Scope note: Transferencia de la información desde los expertos en los campos de la medicina y la salud pública a los pacientes y al público en general. Estudio y uso de estrategias de comunicación para informar e influir en decisiones individuales y comunitarias que mejoren la salud.
Descriptor Portuguese: Comunicação em Saúde
Descriptor 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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058015
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
Public MeSH Note: 2011
History Note: 2011
DeCS ID: 54382
Unique ID: D058015
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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