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Allied Health Personnel MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Allied Health Personnel
Tree Number(s)
M01.526.485.067
N02.360.067
Unique ID
D000488
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000488
Scope Note
Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
Entry Term(s)
Allied Health Professional
Healthcare Assistants
Healthcare Support Workers
Population Program Specialists
Previous Indexing
Health Manpower (1968-1970)
Health Occupations (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
71
History Note
71
Date Established
1971/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Allied Health Personnel Preferred
Population Program Specialists Narrower
Healthcare Assistants Narrower
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