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Descriptor in English: Tertiary Healthcare
Descriptor in Spanish: Atención Terciaria de Salud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Atenção Terciária à Saúde
Descriptor in 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
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
History Note: 2013
DeCS UI: 17212
Descriptor UI: D063128
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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