"Patient Advocacy" 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.
Promotion and protection of the rights of patients, frequently through a legal process.
- Patient Ombudsmen
- Ombudsmen, Patient
- Patient Ombudsman
- Ombudsman, Patient
- Patient Representatives
- Patient Representative
- Representative, Patient
- Representatives, Patient
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Patient Advocacy".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Patient Advocacy".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Patient Advocacy" by people in Profiles.
In Support of a Patient-Driven Initiative and Petition to Lower the High Price of Cancer Drugs. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 Aug; 90(8):996-1000.
360 Degree advocacy: a model for high impact advocacy in a rapidly changing healthcare marketplace. Clin Neuropsychol. 2014; 28(2):167-80.
Building a responsive network of support and advocacy for older African American homeless women through developmental action research. Contemp Nurse. 2009 Oct; 33(2):140-60.
"I am not a robot!" Interpreters' views of their roles in health care settings. Qual Health Res. 2008 Oct; 18(10):1367-83.
Investments in cancer genomics: who benefits and who decides. Am J Public Health. 2006 Nov; 96(11):1960-4.
Pharmacy practice, research, education, and advocacy for older adults. Pharmacotherapy. 2005 Oct; 25(10):1396-430.
Conflicts in how interpreters manage their roles in provider-patient interactions. Soc Sci Med. 2006 Feb; 62(3):721-30.
A model of group treatment to facilitate recovery from chemical dependence. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2001 Jul; 39(7):30-41.
Policy, polls, and pills. J Gerontol Nurs. 2000 Apr; 26(4):5.
The Mississippi Stroke Education Consortium: a state-based template to promote stroke awareness, prevention and emergency treatment. Neuroepidemiology. 2000 Jan-Feb; 19(1):1-12.