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Palliative Medicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Palliative Medicine
Tree Number(s)
H02.403.645
Unique ID
D065126
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065126
Annotation
specialty only; use PALLIATIVE CARE for care of patients
Scope Note
A branch of medicine concerned with preventing and relieving the suffering of patients in any stage of disease. Its focus is on comprehensive care and improving the quality of all areas of the patient's life.
Entry Version
PALLIATIVE MED
Entry Term(s)
Medicine, Palliative
Palliative Care Medicine
NLM Classification #
WB 310
Previous Indexing
Palliative Care (1996-2014)
See Also
Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing
Palliative Care
Public MeSH Note
2015; see PALLIATIVE CARE 1996-2014
History Note
2015; use PALLIATIVE CARE 1996-2014
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Palliative Medicine Preferred
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