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Descriptor in English: Integrality in Health
Descriptor in Spanish: Integralidad en Salud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Integralidade em Saúde
Descriptor in French: Intégralité en Santé
Entry term(s): Comprehensiveness in Health Care
Tree number(s): SP1.001.034
Scope note: Fundamental principle of public health systems which guarantees citizens the right to be assisted, from disease prevention to the most difficult treatment of a condition, not excluding any disease, prioritizing activities and preventive care services without prejudice. Integrality implies a healthcare and healthcare management that recognizes the autonomy and cultural and social diversity of individuals and populations.
History Note: 2014
See also the descriptors: Comprehensive Health Care MeSH
Health Education MeSH
Health Promotion MeSH
Humanization of Assistance DeCS
Patient Care Team MeSH
DeCS UI: 55475
Descriptor UI: DDCS055475
Integrality in Health - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062034
Scope note Fundamental principle of public health systems which guarantees citizens the right to be assisted, from disease prevention to the most difficult treatment of a condition, not excluding any disease, prioritizing activities and preventive care services without prejudice. Integrality implies a healthcare and healthcare management that recognizes the autonomy and cultural and social diversity of individuals and populations.
Preferred term Integrality in Health
Entry term(s) Comprehensiveness in Health Care



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