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Advance Care Planning MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Advance Care Planning
Tree Number(s)
N04.590.233.624.124
Unique ID
D032722
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032722
Scope Note
Discussions with patients and/or their representatives about the goals and desired direction of the patient's care, particularly end-of-life care, in the event that the patient is or becomes incompetent to make decisions.
Entry Term(s)
Advance Health Care Planning
Advance Medical Planning
NLM Classification #
W 85.5
Previous Indexing
Advance Directives (1994-2002)
See Also
Terminal Care
Public MeSH Note
2003; see ADVANCE DIRECTIVES 1999-2002
History Note
2003; use ADVANCE DIRECTIVES 1999-2002
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/02
Advance Care Planning Preferred
Advance Medical Planning Narrower
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