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Vulnerable Populations MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vulnerable Populations
Tree Number(s)
M01.270.992
Unique ID
D035862
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D035862
Annotation
HUMAN only; for issues concerning health, coordinate with SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Scope Note
Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.
Entry Term(s)
Disadvantaged Populations
Patients, Underserved
Populations, Underserved
Sensitive Population Groups
Sensitive Populations
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2021/07/09
Vulnerable Populations Preferred
Populations, Underserved Related
Disadvantaged Populations Narrower
Sensitive Populations Related
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