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Descriptor in English: Transportation of Patients
Descriptor in Spanish: Transporte de Pacientes
Descriptor in Portuguese: Transporte de Pacientes
Descriptor in French: Transport sanitaire
Entry term(s): Patients Transportation
Patients Transportations
Transport of Wounded and Sick
Transport, Wounded and Sick
Tree number(s): E02.365.839
N02.421.297.879
VS3.003.001.005
Scope note: Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.
Annotation: includes transport inside (e.g., bed to bed) & outside the hosp or elsewhere but do not confuse with PATIENT TRANSFER (interfacility or intrahospital transfer for admin reasons with regard to special care or economics)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Online Note: use TRANSPORTATION OF PATIENTS to search TRANSPORT OF WOUNDED AND SICK 1966-77
History Note: 78; was TRANSPORT OF WOUNDED AND SICK 1964-77, was TRANSPORT OF WOUNDED 1963
See also the descriptors: Moving and Lifting Patients MeSH
Stretchers MeSH
DeCS UI: 28837
Descriptor UI: D014187
Date Established: 1964/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/07/06
Transportation of Patients - Preferred
Concept UI M0021841
Scope note Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.
Preferred term Transportation of Patients
Entry term(s) Patients Transportation
Patients Transportations
Transport of Wounded and Sick
Transport, Wounded and Sick



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