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Descriptor English: Child, Foster
Descriptor Spanish: Niño Acogido
Descriptor Portuguese: Criança Acolhida
Descriptor French: Enfant placé en famille d'accueil
Entry term(s): Children, Foster
Foster Child
Foster Children
Foster Youth
Foster Youths
Youth, Foster
Youths, Foster
Tree number(s): M01.107
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073921
Scope note: Individual who is unable to live safely with his or her family, usually due to abuse or neglect in the family home.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Public MeSH Note: 2018
History Note: 2018
Related: Foster Home Care MeSH
DeCS ID: 57323
Unique ID: D000073921
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/11
Revision Date: 2017/12/08
Child, Foster - Preferred
Concept UI M000624998
Scope note Individual who is unable to live safely with his or her family, usually due to abuse or neglect in the family home.
Preferred term Child, Foster
Entry term(s) Children, Foster
Foster Child
Foster Children
Foster Youth
Foster Youths
Youth, Foster
Youths, Foster



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