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Terminal Care MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Terminal Care
Tree Number(s)
E02.760.905
N02.421.585.905
Unique ID
D013727
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013727
Annotation
medical & nursing care for the patient; TERMINALLY ILL refers to the patient; also available is HOSPICE CARE (palliative & supportive care for the patient & family)
Scope Note
Medical and nursing care of patients in the terminal stage of an illness.
Entry Term(s)
End of Life Care
End-Of-Life Care
See Also
Advance Care Planning
Hospice Care
Life Support Care
Palliative Care
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/02/06
Terminal Care Preferred
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