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Descriptor English: Tertiary Healthcare
Descriptor Spanish: Atención Terciaria de Salud
Descriptor atención terciaria de la salud
Entry term(s) asistencia terciaria
atención médica de tercer nivel
atención terciaria
tercer nivel de atención
tercer nivel de atención de salud
Scope note: Asistencia sanitaria de naturaleza muy técnica y especializada, proporcionada en un centro médico, en general afiliado a una universidad, a los pacientes con problemas de salud graves, complejos o infrecuentes.
Descriptor Portuguese: Atenção Terciária à Saúde
Descriptor French: Soins de santé tertiaires
Entry term(s): Care, Tertiary
Healthcare, Tertiary
Tertiary Care
Tree number(s): N04.452.758.849.887
N05.300.787
SP2.001.012
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D063128
Scope note: Care of a highly technical and specialized nature, provided in a medical center, usually one affiliated with a university, for patients with unusually severe, complex, or uncommon health problems.
Annotation: TERTIARY CARE CENTERS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 2013
History Note: 2013
DeCS ID: 17212
Unique ID: D063128
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 2012/07/03
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Tertiary Healthcare - Preferred
Concept UI M0571400
Scope note Care of a highly technical and specialized nature, provided in a medical center, usually one affiliated with a university, for patients with unusually severe, complex, or uncommon health problems.
Preferred term Tertiary Healthcare
Entry term(s) Care, Tertiary
Healthcare, Tertiary
Tertiary Care



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