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Physician Assistants MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Physician Assistants
Tree Number(s)
M01.526.485.067.740
N02.360.067.740
Unique ID
D010823
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010823
Annotation
coordinate IM with specialty (IM); PARAMEDICS see ALLIED HEALTH PERSONNEL is available
Scope Note
Health professionals who practice medicine as members of a team with their supervising physicians. They deliver a broad range of medical and surgical services to diverse populations in rural and urban settings. Duties may include physical exams, diagnosis and treatment of disease, interpretation of tests, assist in surgery, and prescribe medications. (from http://www.aapa.orglabout-pas accessed 2114/2011)
Entry Term(s)
Doctor's Assistant
Doctor's Assistants
Feldsher
Feldshers
Physician Assistant
Physicians' Assistants
Physicians' Extender
Physicians' Extenders
NLM Classification #
W 21.5
Previous Indexing
Health Manpower (1968-1970)
Physicians (1968-1970)
Public MeSH Note
95; was PHYSICIANS' ASSISTANTS 1971-94
Online Note
use PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS to search PHYSICIANS' ASSISTANTS 1971-94
History Note
95; was PHYSICIANS' ASSISTANTS 1971-94
Date Established
1971/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Physician Assistants Preferred
Feldshers Related
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