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Descriptor English: Nurses
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermeras y Enfermeros
Descriptor Portuguese: Enfermeiras e Enfermeiros
Descriptor French: Infirmières et infirmiers
Entry term(s): Nurse
Nurse, Registered
Nurses, Registered
Nursing Personnel
Personnel, Nursing
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurses
Tree number(s): M01.526.485.650
N02.360.650
SP3.001.004.030
SP8.946.936.991.936
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009726
Scope note: Professionals qualified by graduation from an accredited school of nursing and by passage of a national licensing examination to practice nursing. They provide services to patients requiring assistance in recovering or maintaining their physical or mental health.
Annotation: relation to nursing specialties: Manual 34.11.3
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Combination: education:Education, Nursing
history:History of Nursing
ethics:Ethics, Nursing
Public MeSH Note: 67
History Note: 67(65)
DeCS ID: 9912
Unique ID: D009726
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Nurses - Preferred
Concept UI M0015092
Scope note Professionals qualified by graduation from an accredited school of nursing and by passage of a national licensing examination to practice nursing. They provide services to patients requiring assistance in recovering or maintaining their physical or mental health.
Preferred term Nurses
Entry term(s) Nurse
Nursing Personnel
Personnel, Nursing
Registered Nurses - Narrower
Concept UI M000606822
Preferred term Registered Nurses
Entry term(s) Nurse, Registered
Nurses, Registered
Registered Nurse



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