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Descriptor in English: Continuity of Patient Care
Descriptor in Spanish: Continuidad de la Atención al Paciente
Descriptor in Portuguese: Continuidade da Assistência ao Paciente
Descriptor in French: Continuité des soins
Entry term(s): Care Continuity
Care Continuity, Patient
Care Continuum
Continuity of Care
Continuum of Care
Longitudinality
Longitudinality of Care
Patient Care Continuity
Tree number(s): E02.760.169
N02.421.585.169
N04.590.233.727.210
Scope note: Health care provided on a continuing basis from the initial contact, following the patient through all phases of medical care.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Online Note: search COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE 1968-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under PRIMARY HEALTH CARE 1979-90; was see under COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE 1968-78
DeCS UI: 3285
Descriptor UI: D003266
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Continuity of Patient Care - Preferred
Concept UI M0005074
Scope note Health care provided on a continuing basis from the initial contact, following the patient through all phases of medical care.
Preferred term Continuity of Patient Care
Entry term(s) Care Continuity
Care Continuity, Patient
Care Continuum
Continuity of Care
Continuum of Care
Longitudinality
Longitudinality of Care
Patient Care Continuity



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