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Descriptor English:   Patient-Centered Care 
Descriptor Spanish:   Atención Dirigida al Paciente 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Assistência Centrada no Paciente 
Synonyms English:   Care, Patient-Centered
Care, Patient-Focused
Home, Medical
Homes, Medical
Medical Home
Medical Homes
Nursing, Patient Centered
Nursing, Patient-Centered
Patient Centered Care
Patient Centered Nursing
Patient Focused Care
Patient-Centered Nursing
Patient-Focused Care  
Tree Number:   N04.590.233.727.407
Definition English:   Design of patient care wherein institutional resources and personnel are organized around patients rather than around specialized departments. (From Hospitals 1993 Feb 5;67(3):14) 
Indexing Annotation English:   institutional & administrative management: do not confuse with PATIENT CARE PLANNING involving individual patient
History Note English:   95 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ES ethics HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence MT methods
OG organization & administration ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
Record Number:   32094 
Unique Identifier:   D018802 

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