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health care

Definition/Scope: All services performed, provided, or arranged for, regardless of location, which promote, improve, conserve, or restore the mental or physical well-being of individuals or groups. Includes, but is not limited to, preventive, curative, and restorative health measures; medical department doctrine, health related research, transportation of the sick and wounded, selection of the medically fit and disposition of the medically unfit; medical supply and maintenance and medical, dental, veterinary, lab

Broader Terms:

logistical services

Narrower Terms:

emergency medical services
emergency medical treatment
laboratory services
long-term care
medical evacuation
medical services
Post-Deployment Health Reassessment
Reserve health care
respite services
veterans health care

Related Terms:

combat health support
dental care
medical support
Military Health System
preventive medicine
public health
quality of life
Well-being initiative
World Health Organization

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