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Patient Navigation

"Patient Navigation" 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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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Patient Navigation" by people in this website by year, and whether "Patient Navigation" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 1 publications over 1 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2018
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