"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.
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.
- Patient Navigation
- Navigation, Patient
- Navigations, Patient
- Patient Navigations
- Patient Navigators
- Navigator, Patient
- Navigators, Patient
- Patient Navigator
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Patient Navigation".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Patient Navigation".
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