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Descriptor English:   Case Management 
Descriptor Spanish:   Manejo de Caso 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Administração de Caso 
Tree Number:   N04.590.233.624.250
Definition English:   A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed) 
Indexing Annotation English:   all health professionals' activities to insure coord of services for the patient
See Related English:   Managed Care Programs
History Note English:   96 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ES ethics HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence OG organization & administration
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends  
Record Number:   32818 
Unique Identifier:   D019090 

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