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Caregivers

"Caregivers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Caregivers" by people in this website by year, and whether "Caregivers" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 81 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2004
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