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Terminally Ill MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Terminally Ill
Tree Number(s)
M01.873
Unique ID
D019452
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019452
Annotation
the terminal patient himself; care of the terminal patient = TERMINAL CARE
Scope Note
Persons with an incurable or irreversible illness at the end stage that will result in death within a short time. (From O'Leary et al., Lexikon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations, and Acronyms for the Era of Reform, 1994, p780)
Previous Indexing
Terminal Care (1966-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
1998/06/11
Terminally Ill Preferred
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