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Descriptor in English: Surgicenters
Descriptor in Spanish: Centros Quirúrgicos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Centros Cirúrgicos
Descriptor in French: Dispensaires de petite chirurgie
Entry term(s): Surgicenter
Tree number(s): N02.278.035.652
N02.278.421.556.868
VS3.002.005.005
Scope note: Facilities designed to serve patients who require surgical treatment exceeding the capabilities of usual physician's office yet not of such proportion as to require hospitalization.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 78(72); was see under HOSPITALS, SPECIAL 1975-77
DeCS UI: 13913
Descriptor UI: D013531
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1992/05/18
Surgicenters - Preferred
Concept UI M0020906
Scope note Facilities designed to serve patients who require surgical treatment exceeding the capabilities of usual physician's office yet not of such proportion as to require hospitalization.
Preferred term Surgicenters
Entry term(s) Surgicenter



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