DeCS suggestion form
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'BIREME - Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information'
'Information Sources Administration / Health Terminologies and Classifications'
'DeCS descriptor creation / change'
- Term in Portuguese, Spanish and English:
- Justify the creation or change:
- How often have you encountered this concept?
- Cite references from LILACS and / or MEDLINE where the concept appears:
- Indicate the hierarchical location / position of the term in relation to the others, within the corresponding DeCS category:
- Scope note (definition of the term with source, preferably in Portuguese, Spanish and English):
- Observations that you feel necessary:
Area of expertise: