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Descriptor in English: Referral and Consultation
Descriptor in Spanish: Derivación y Consulta
Descriptor in Portuguese: Encaminhamento e Consulta
Descriptor in French: Orientation vers un spécialiste
Entry term(s): Consultation
Consultation and Referral
Consultations
Gatekeeper, Health Service
Gatekeepers, Health Service
Health Service Gatekeeper
Health Service Gatekeepers
Hospital Referral
Hospital Referrals
Opinion, Second
Opinions, Second
Referral
Referral, Hospital
Referrals
Referrals, Hospital
Second Opinion
Second Opinions
Tree number(s): N04.452.758.849
Scope note: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 68
See also the descriptors: Tertiary Care Centers MeSH
DeCS UI: 12438
Descriptor UI: D012017
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Referral and Consultation - Preferred
Concept UI M0018682
Scope note The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.
Preferred term Referral and Consultation
Entry term(s) Consultation and Referral
Gatekeepers, Health Service - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018679
Preferred term Gatekeepers, Health Service
Entry term(s) Gatekeeper, Health Service
Health Service Gatekeeper
Health Service Gatekeepers
Referral - Narrower
Concept UI M0018681
Preferred term Referral
Entry term(s) Referrals
Second Opinion - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018683
Preferred term Second Opinion
Entry term(s) Opinion, Second
Opinions, Second
Second Opinions
Consultation - Narrower
Concept UI M0018678
Preferred term Consultation
Entry term(s) Consultations
Hospital Referral - Narrower
Concept UI M0018680
Preferred term Hospital Referral
Entry term(s) Hospital Referrals
Referral, Hospital
Referrals, Hospital



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