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Right to Die MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Right to Die
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.604.473.650.952
N03.706.437.650.750
Unique ID
D012297
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012297
Annotation
differentiate from ALLOWING TO DIE see EUTHANASIA, PASSIVE
Scope Note
The right of the patient or the patient's representative to make decisions with regard to the patient's dying.
Entry Term(s)
Death with Dignity
NLM Classification #
W 85.5
Previous Indexing
Euthanasia, Passive (1978-1986)
Patient Advocacy (1976-1986)
See Also
Euthanasia
Suicide, Assisted
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/05/30
Revision Date
2002/10/31
Right to Die Preferred
Death with Dignity Related
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