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Descriptor English: Diagnostic Screening Programs
Descriptor Spanish: Programas de Detección Diagnóstica
Descriptor Portuguese: Programas de Triagem Diagnóstica
Descriptor French: Programmes de dépistage diagnostique
Entry term(s): Diagnostic Screening Program
Program, Diagnostic Screening
Programs, Diagnostic Screening
Screening Program, Diagnostic
Screening Programs, Diagnostic
Tree number(s): N02.421.726.233.138
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000076862
Scope note: Services for the presumptive identification of unrecognized disease in an apparently healthy, asymptomatic population by means of tests, examinations or other procedures that can be applied rapidly and easily to the target population. (from World Health Organization http://www.who.int/cancer/prevention/diagnosis-screening/screening/en/ Oct. 24,2017)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Mass Screening (1963-2018)
Public MeSH Note: 2019
History Note: 2019
DeCS ID: 57489
Unique ID: D000076862
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Date Established: 2019/01/01
Date of Entry: 2018/07/09
Revision Date: 2017/12/13
Diagnostic Screening Programs - Preferred
Concept UI M000638134
Scope note Services for the presumptive identification of unrecognized disease in an apparently healthy, asymptomatic population by means of tests, examinations or other procedures that can be applied rapidly and easily to the target population. (from World Health Organization http://www.who.int/cancer/prevention/diagnosis-screening/screening/en/ Oct. 24,2017)
Preferred term Diagnostic Screening Programs
Entry term(s) Diagnostic Screening Program
Program, Diagnostic Screening
Programs, Diagnostic Screening
Screening Program, Diagnostic
Screening Programs, Diagnostic



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