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State Medicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
State Medicine
Tree Number(s)
N03.349.550.902
N03.858
Unique ID
D013222
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013222
Annotation
not for medical programs of individual states; compulsory system of personal medical care under control of a national government paying physicians out of public funds; compulsory: do not confuse with NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMS; specify country, even GREAT BRITAIN despite entry term NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, BRITISH
Scope Note
A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.
Entry Version
STATE MED
Entry Term(s)
British Health Service, National
British National Health Service
Medicine, Socialized
Medicine, State
National Health Service, British
Service, British National Health
Socialized Medicine
NLM Classification #
W 225
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
State Medicine Preferred
National Health Service, British Narrower
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