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Descriptor in English: Hospital Medicine
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicina Hospitalar
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicina Hospitalar
Descriptor in French: Médecine hospitalière
Entry term(s): Medicine, Hospital
Tree number(s): H02.403.377
Scope note: The branch of medicine concerned with the delivery of comprehensive medical care to hospitalized patients. Practitioners include physicians and non-physician providers who engage in clinical care, teaching, research, or leadership in the field of general hospital medicine.(from http://www.hospitalmedicine.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Hospitalist_Definition)
Annotation: use for the specialty only
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2014
See also the descriptors: Hospitalists MeSH
DeCS UI: 55411
Descriptor UI: D064416
Date Established: 2014/01/01
Date of Entry: 2013/07/08
Revision Date: 2013/07/05
Hospital Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0581720
Scope note The branch of medicine concerned with the delivery of comprehensive medical care to hospitalized patients. Practitioners include physicians and non-physician providers who engage in clinical care, teaching, research, or leadership in the field of general hospital medicine.(from http://www.hospitalmedicine.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Hospitalist_Definition)
Preferred term Hospital Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Hospital



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