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Patient Navigation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Patient Navigation
Tree Number(s)
N04.590.233.727.407.500
Unique ID
D062526
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D062526
Scope Note
The process of helping patients to effectively and efficiently use the health care system when faced with one or more of these challenges: (1) choosing, understanding, and using health coverage or applying for assistance when uninsured; (2) choosing, using, and understanding different types of health providers and services; (3) making treatment decisions; and (4) managing care received by multiple providers.
Entry Term(s)
Patient Navigators
Previous Indexing
Patient-Centered Care (2002-2012)
Public MeSH Note
2013
History Note
2013
Date Established
2013/01/01
Date of Entry
2012/07/03
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Patient Navigation Preferred
Patient Navigators Related
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