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Descriptor in English: Hospitalists
Descriptor in Spanish: Médicos Hospitalarios
Descriptor in Portuguese: Médicos Hospitalares
Descriptor in French: Médecins hospitaliers
Entry term(s): Hospitalist
Tree number(s): M01.526.485.630.490.400
M01.526.485.740.422.400
M01.526.485.810.580
N02.360.630.490.400
N02.360.740.422.400
N02.360.810.580
Scope note: Physicians who are employed to work exclusively in hospital settings, primarily for managed care organizations. They are the attending or primary responsible physician for the patient during hospitalization.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 99
See also the descriptors: Hospital Medicine MeSH
DeCS UI: 33885
Descriptor UI: D020445
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Hospitalists - Preferred
Concept UI M0030105
Scope note Physicians who are employed to work exclusively in hospital settings, primarily for managed care organizations. They are the attending or primary responsible physician for the patient during hospitalization.
Preferred term Hospitalists
Entry term(s) Hospitalist



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