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Descriptor in English: Day Care, Medical
Descriptor in Spanish: Centros de Día
Descriptor in Portuguese: Hospital Dia
Descriptor in French: Soins de jour
Entry term(s): Care, Day
Day Care
Hospitalization, Partial
Medical Day Care
Partial Hospitalization
Tree number(s): E02.760.246
N02.421.585.246
SP2.031.312.153
VS3.002.001.002
Scope note: Institutional health care of patients during the day. The patients return home at night.
Annotation: care to patients hospitalized only during day-time hours; for children in day-care schools use CHILD DAY CARE CENTERS or SCHOOLS, NURSERY
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2016 (1968)
DeCS UI: 3648
Descriptor UI: D003631
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Day Care, Medical - Preferred
Concept UI M0005685
Scope note Institutional health care of patients during the day. The patients return home at night.
Preferred term Day Care, Medical
Entry term(s) Care, Day
Day Care
Hospitalization, Partial
Medical Day Care
Partial Hospitalization



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