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Descriptor English: Outpatients
Descriptor Spanish: Pacientes Ambulatorios
Descriptor Portuguese: Pacientes Ambulatoriais
Descriptor French: Patients en consultation externe
Entry term(s): Out patients
Out-patient
Out-patients
Outpatient
Tree number(s): M01.643.630
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010045
Scope note: Persons who receive ambulatory care at an outpatient department or clinic without room and board being provided.
Annotation: outpatients as people or as a social, sociol, psychol, etc., group; do not confuse the outpatient with the care given him ( = AMBULATORY CARE)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Ambulatory Care (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under PATIENTS 1980-90; was see AMBULATORY CARE 1978-79
Online Note: search AMBULATORY CARE 1978-79
History Note: 91(80); was see under PATIENTS 1980-90; was see AMBULATORY CARE 1978-79
Related: Ambulatory Care MeSH
DeCS ID: 10223
Unique ID: D010045
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/12/22
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Outpatients - Preferred
Concept UI M0015585
Scope note Persons who receive ambulatory care at an outpatient department or clinic without room and board being provided.
Preferred term Outpatients
Entry term(s) Out patients
Out-patient
Out-patients
Outpatient



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