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Descriptor English: Home Nursing
Descriptor Spanish: Atención Domiciliaria de Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Assistência Domiciliar
Descriptor French: Soins à domicile
Entry term(s): Care, Non-Professional Home
Care, Nonprofessional Home
Home Care, Non Professional
Home Care, Non-Professional
Home Care, Nonprofessional
Non-Professional Home Care
Nonprofessional Home Care
Nursing, Home
Tree number(s): E02.760.611.470
N02.421.143.524.470
N02.421.533.320
SP2.147
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006701
Scope note: Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.
Annotation: by non-professionals only (family, friends, etc.): do not confuse with HOME CARE SERVICES (by professional: visiting nurse, public health nurse, etc.)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 66; was NURSING, HOME 1963-65
History Note: 66; was NURSING, HOME 1963-65
Entry Version: HOME NURS
DeCS ID: 6858
Unique ID: D006701
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Home Nursing - Preferred
Concept UI M0010498
Scope note Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.
Preferred term Home Nursing
Entry term(s) Care, Non-Professional Home
Care, Nonprofessional Home
Home Care, Non Professional
Home Care, Non-Professional
Home Care, Nonprofessional
Non-Professional Home Care
Nonprofessional Home Care
Nursing, Home



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