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Descriptor in English: Patient Discharge
Descriptor in Spanish: Alta del Paciente
Descriptor in Portuguese: Alta do Paciente
Descriptor in French: Sortie du patient
Entry term(s): Discharge Planning
Discharge Plannings
Discharge, Patient
Discharges, Patient
Patient Discharges
Planning, Discharge
Plannings, Discharge
Tree number(s): E02.760.169.125
E02.760.400.610
N02.421.585.169.125
N02.421.585.400.610
N04.590.233.727.210.125
Scope note: The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 78
See also the descriptors: Patient Discharge Summaries MeSH
DeCS UI: 10545
Descriptor UI: D010351
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/12
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Patient Discharge - Preferred
Concept UI M0016051
Scope note The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.
Preferred term Patient Discharge
Entry term(s) Discharge, Patient
Discharges, Patient
Patient Discharges
Discharge Planning - Narrower
Concept UI M0016050
Preferred term Discharge Planning
Entry term(s) Discharge Plannings
Planning, Discharge
Plannings, Discharge



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