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Descriptor English: Ambulatory Care
Descriptor Spanish: Atención Ambulatoria
Descriptor Portuguese: Assistência Ambulatorial
Descriptor French: Soins ambulatoires
Entry term(s): Care, Ambulatory
Care, Outpatient
Care, Urgent
Cares, Urgent
Clinic Visit
Clinic Visits
Health Service, Outpatient
Health Services, Outpatient
Outpatient Care
Outpatient Health Service
Outpatient Health Services
Outpatient Service
Outpatient Services
Service, Outpatient
Service, Outpatient Health
Services, Outpatient
Services, Outpatient Health
Urgent Care
Urgent Cares
Visit, Clinic
Visits, Clinic
Tree number(s): E02.760.106
N02.421.585.106
SP2.016.127
SP2.031.302
VS3.003.001.001
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000553
Scope note: Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.
Annotation:
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
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68(66)
DeCS ID: 555
Unique ID: D000553
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Ambulatory Care - Preferred
Concept UI M0000859
Scope note Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.
Preferred term Ambulatory Care
Entry term(s) Care, Ambulatory
Care, Outpatient
Outpatient Care
Health Services, Outpatient - Broader
Concept UI M0000861
Preferred term Health Services, Outpatient
Entry term(s) Health Service, Outpatient
Outpatient Health Service
Outpatient Health Services
Outpatient Service
Outpatient Services
Service, Outpatient
Service, Outpatient Health
Services, Outpatient
Services, Outpatient Health
Urgent Care - Narrower
Concept UI M0536541
Preferred term Urgent Care
Entry term(s) Care, Urgent
Cares, Urgent
Urgent Cares
Clinic Visits - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0000860
Preferred term Clinic Visits
Entry term(s) Clinic Visit
Visit, Clinic
Visits, Clinic



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