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Descriptor in English: After-Hours Care
Descriptor in Spanish: Atención Posterior
Descriptor in Portuguese: Plantão Médico
Descriptor in French: Permanence des soins
Entry term(s): After Hours Care
Cooperatives, Practitioner
Medical Care, Out-of-Hours
Out of Hours Medical Care
Out-of-Hours Medical Care
Practitioner Cooperative
Practitioner Cooperatives
Tree number(s): N04.590.374.034
N05.300.049
Scope note: Medical care provided after the regular daily practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365 day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, and hospice care.
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
History Note: 2003
See also the descriptors: Night Care MeSH
DeCS UI: 37746
Descriptor UI: D039602
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2017/06/30
After-Hours Care - Preferred
Concept UI M0419351
Scope note Medical care provided after the regular daily practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365 day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, and hospice care.
Preferred term After-Hours Care
Entry term(s) After Hours Care
Medical Care, Out-of-Hours
Out of Hours Medical Care
Out-of-Hours Medical Care
Practitioner Cooperative - Broader
Concept UI M000630597
Scope note Arrangements to provide healthcare after usual office hours.
Preferred term Practitioner Cooperative
Entry term(s) Cooperatives, Practitioner
Practitioner Cooperatives



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