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Descriptor English: Episode of Care
Descriptor Spanish: Episodio de Atención
Descriptor episodio asistencial
Entry term(s) episodios de atención al paciente
Scope note: Intervalo de atención brindada por un centro o proveedor de cuidados de salud en relación con una enfermedad o problema médico específico. Puede ser continua o constar de una serie de intervalos separados por uno o más breves periodos sin atención, y también puede identificar la secuencia de la atención (por ejemplo, urgencia, paciente hospitalizado, paciente ambulatorio) lo que da la medida de los cuidados de salud prestados.
Descriptor Portuguese: Cuidado Periódico
Descriptor French: Épisode de soins
Entry term(s): Care Episode
Care Episodes
Episode, Patient Care
Episodes of Care
Episodes, Patient Care
Patient Care Episode
Patient Care Episodes
Tree number(s): E02.760.300
N02.421.585.300
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017050
Scope note: An interval of care by a health care facility or provider for a specific medical problem or condition. It may be continuous or it may consist of a series of intervals marked by one or more brief separations from care, and can also identify the sequence of care (e.g., emergency, inpatient, outpatient), thus serving as one measure of health care provided.
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 30120
Unique ID: D017050
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/06/20
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Episode of Care - Preferred
Concept UI M0025908
Scope note An interval of care by a health care facility or provider for a specific medical problem or condition. It may be continuous or it may consist of a series of intervals marked by one or more brief separations from care, and can also identify the sequence of care (e.g., emergency, inpatient, outpatient), thus serving as one measure of health care provided.
Preferred term Episode of Care
Entry term(s) Care Episode
Care Episodes
Episode, Patient Care
Episodes of Care
Episodes, Patient Care
Patient Care Episode
Patient Care Episodes



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