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Patient Rights MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Patient Rights
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.604.473.650
N03.706.437.650
Unique ID
D028701
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028701
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Fundamental claims of patients, as expressed in statutes, declarations, or generally accepted moral principles. (Bioethics Thesaurus) The term is used for discussions of patient rights as a group of many rights, as in a hospital's posting of a list of patient rights.
Entry Term(s)
Patient's Rights
Patients' Rights
Right to Treatment
Previous Indexing
Patient Advocacy (1974-2001)
See Also
Bioethical Issues
Patient Advocacy
Public MeSH Note
2002; for PATIENT ADVOCACY 1978-2001; for RIGHT TO TREATMENT see PATIENT ADVOCACY 1978-2001
History Note
2002; use PATIENT ADVOCACY 1978-2001; for RIGHT TO TREATMENT use PATIENT ADVOCACY 1978-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Patient Rights Preferred
Right to Treatment Narrower
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