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Descriptor English: Health Occupations
Descriptor Spanish: Empleos en Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Ocupações em Saúde
Descriptor French: Professions de santé
Entry term(s): Health Occupation
Health Profession
Health Professions
Profession, Health
Professions, Health
Tree number(s): H02
VS3.004.001.003
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006281
Scope note: Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.
Annotation: do not confuse with OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH; ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is also available; for health aides consider HEALTH WORKFORCE or ALLIED HEALTH PERSONNEL or specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 68; was HEALTH PROFESSIONS 1963-67
Online Note: use HEALTH OCCUPATIONS to search HEALTH PROFESSIONS 1966-67
History Note: 68; was HEALTH PROFESSIONS 1963-67
Entry Version: HEALTH OCCUP
DeCS ID: 6432
Unique ID: D006281
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/07/13
Health Occupations - Preferred
Concept UI M0009857
Scope note Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.
Preferred term Health Occupations
Entry term(s) Health Occupation
Health Profession
Health Professions
Profession, Health
Professions, Health



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