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Descriptor English: Health Services Accessibility
Descriptor Spanish: Accesibilidad a los Servicios de Salud
Descriptor accesibilidad a los servicios de salud
Entry term(s) accesibilidad a los servicios sanitarios
acceso a anticonceptivos
acceso a la anticoncepción
acceso a la prestación sanitaria
acceso a la terapia
acceso a los medicamentos
acceso a los servicios de salud
acceso a medicamentos
acceso a medicinas
acceso al tratamiento
disponibilidad de los servicios de salud
disponibilidad de los servicios sanitarios
Scope note: Grado de facilidad o dificultad que tienen las personas para acceder y recibir asistencia y servicios del sistema sanitario. Entre los factores que influyen en dicha facilidad cabe incluir los factores geográficos, arquitectónicos, de transporte y las condiciones financieras, entre otros.
Descriptor Portuguese: Acesso aos Serviços de Saúde
Descriptor French: Accessibilité des services de santé
Entry term(s): Access To Medicine
Access To Medicines
Access to Contraception
Access to Contraceptions
Access to Health Care
Access to Health Services
Access to Medication
Access to Medications
Access to Pharmaceuticals
Access to Therapies
Access to Therapy
Access to Treatment
Access to Treatments
Access, Contraception
Access, Contraceptive
Access, Medication
Accessibility of Health Services
Accessibility, Health Services
Accessibility, Program
Availability of Health Services
Availability, Contraceptive
Contraception Access
Contraception, Access to
Contraceptive Access
Contraceptive Accesses
Contraceptive Availability
Health Services Availability
Health Services Geographic Accessibility
Medication Access
Medication Accesses
Medication, Access to
Program Accessibility
Therapy, Access to
Treatment, Access to
Tree number(s): N04.590.374.350
N05.300.430
SP1.001.032
SP9.020.010.005
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006297
Scope note: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Annotation: specify geographic location if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Delivery of Health Care (1971-1977)
Health Services (1974-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
Entry Version: HEALTH SERV ACCESS
Related: Equity in Access to Health Services DeCS
DeCS ID: 6448
Unique ID: D006297
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/12
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Health Services Accessibility - Preferred
Concept UI M0009897
Scope note The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Preferred term Health Services Accessibility
Entry term(s) Access to Health Care
Access to Health Services
Accessibility of Health Services
Accessibility, Health Services
Availability of Health Services
Health Services Availability
Health Services Geographic Accessibility - Narrower
Concept UI M0562406
Preferred term Health Services Geographic Accessibility
Program Accessibility - Narrower
Concept UI M0009899
Preferred term Program Accessibility
Entry term(s) Accessibility, Program
Contraceptive Availability - Narrower
Concept UI M0009895
Preferred term Contraceptive Availability
Entry term(s) Access to Contraception
Access to Contraceptions
Access, Contraception
Access, Contraceptive
Availability, Contraceptive
Contraception Access
Contraception, Access to
Contraceptive Access
Contraceptive Accesses
Access To Medicines - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000676777
Preferred term Access To Medicines
Entry term(s) Access To Medicine
Access to Medication
Access to Medications
Access to Pharmaceuticals
Access, Medication
Medication Access
Medication Accesses
Medication, Access to
Access to Therapy - Narrower
Concept UI M000681766
Preferred term Access to Therapy
Entry term(s) Access to Therapies
Access to Treatment
Access to Treatments
Therapy, Access to
Treatment, Access to



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