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Persons > Patients

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  • Topical Descriptor

Broader concept

Entry terms

  • Client
  • Clients

Scope note

  • Individuals participating in the health care system for the purpose of receiving therapeutic, diagnostic, or preventive procedures.

History note

  • /education was used for indexing 1966-79; was in Cat G & M 1963-67

In other languages

  • Finnish

  • potilas
  • terveydenhuollon asiakas
  • terveydenhuollon asiakkaat
  • Swedish


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