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Casuistry MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Casuistry
Tree Number(s)
K01.752.566.479.113.150
N05.350.244.150
Unique ID
D032764
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032764
Annotation
do not confuse with "casuistics," the recording and study of cases of disease, or with CAUSALITY
Scope Note
A method of ETHICAL ANALYSIS that emphasizes practical problem solving through examining individual cases that are considered to be representative; sometimes used to denote specious argument or rationalization. Differentiate from casuistics, which is the recording and study of cases and disease.
Previous Indexing
Ethical Analysis (2002)
Ethics (1989-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see ETHICAL ANALYSIS 2002; see ETHICS 1992-2001
History Note
2003; use ETHICAL ANALYSIS 2002; use ETHICS 1992-2001
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2015/06/22

Allowable Qualifiers
Casuistry Preferred
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