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Descriptor in English: Health Occupations
Descriptor in Spanish: Empleos en Salud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ocupações em Saúde
Descriptor in 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
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
Online Note: use HEALTH OCCUPATIONS to search HEALTH PROFESSIONS 1966-67
History Note: 68; was HEALTH PROFESSIONS 1963-67
DeCS UI: 6432
Descriptor UI: D006281
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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