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Descriptor in English: Medical Tourism
Descriptor in Spanish: Turismo Médico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Turismo Médico
Descriptor in French: Tourisme médical
Entry term(s): Health Tourism
Medical Tourist
Medical Tourists
Surgical Tourism
Tourism, Health
Tourism, Medical
Tourism, Surgical
Tourist, Medical
Tourists, Medical
Tree number(s): N05.300.515
Scope note: Travel to another country for the purpose of medical treatment or care.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2010
DeCS UI: 53796
Descriptor UI: D057193
Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2018/10/02
Medical Tourism - Preferred
Concept UI M0535025
Scope note Travel to another country for the purpose of medical treatment or care.
Preferred term Medical Tourism
Entry term(s) Health Tourism
Surgical Tourism
Tourism, Health
Tourism, Medical
Tourism, Surgical
Medical Tourists - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000635889
Preferred term Medical Tourists
Entry term(s) Medical Tourist
Tourist, Medical
Tourists, Medical



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