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Caregivers MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Caregivers
Tree Number(s)
M01.085
M01.526.485.200
N02.360.200
Unique ID
D017028
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017028
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specific caregiver as NURSES; PHYSICIANS; etc.; coordinate with specific field if pertinent: "the teacher as caregiver" = CAREGIVERS + TEACHING
Scope Note
Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.
Entry Term(s)
Care Givers
Carers
Family Caregivers
Informal Caregivers
Spouse Caregivers
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/30
Revision Date
2021/01/15
Caregivers Preferred
Spouse Caregivers Narrower
Family Caregivers Narrower
Informal Caregivers Narrower
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