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Descriptor English: Ambulatory Care Facilities
Descriptor Spanish: Instituciones de Atención Ambulatoria
Descriptor Portuguese: Instituições de Assistência Ambulatorial
Descriptor French: Établissements de soins ambulatoires
Entry term(s): Abortion Center
Abortion Centers
Abortion Clinic
Abortion Clinics
Activities, Clinic
Activity, Clinic
Ambulatory Care Facilities, Non Hospital
Ambulatory Care Facilities, Non-Hospital
Ambulatory Care Facilities, Nonhospital
Ambulatory Care Facility
Ambulatory Health Center
Ambulatory Health Centers
Care Center, Urgent
Care Centers, Urgent
Care Clinic, Urgent
Care Clinics, Urgent
Center, Abortion
Center, Ambulatory Health
Center, Family Planning
Center, Urgent Care
Centers, Abortion
Centers, Ambulatory Health
Centers, Family Planning
Centers, Urgent Care
Clinic Activities
Clinic Activity
Clinic, Abortion
Clinic, Free-Standing
Clinic, Outpatient
Clinic, Urgent Care
Clinics, Abortion
Clinics, Free Standing
Clinics, Free-Standing
Clinics, Outpatient
Clinics, Urgent Care
Facilities, Ambulatory Care
Facility, Ambulatory Care
Family Planning Center
Family Planning Centers
Free-Standing Clinic
Free-Standing Clinics
Health Center, Ambulatory
Health Centers, Ambulatory
Outpatient Clinic
Outpatient Clinics
Urgent Care Center
Urgent Care Centers
Urgent Care Clinic
Urgent Care Clinics
Tree number(s): N02.278.035
VS3.002.005
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000554
Scope note: Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Health Facilities (1968-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 83; was AMBULATORY CARE FACILITIES, NON-HOSPITAL 1980-82; was HEALTH CENTERS 1979
Online Note: use AMBULATORY CARE FACILITIES to search AMBULATORY CARE FACILITIES, NON-HOSPITAL 1980-82 & HEALTH CENTERS 1979
History Note: 83; was AMBULATORY CARE FACILITIES, NON-HOSPITAL 1980-82; was HEALTH CENTERS 1979
DeCS ID: 556
Unique ID: D000554
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/04/26
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Ambulatory Care Facilities - Preferred
Concept UI M0000863
Scope note Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.
Preferred term Ambulatory Care Facilities
Entry term(s) Ambulatory Care Facility
Clinic, Outpatient
Clinics, Outpatient
Facilities, Ambulatory Care
Facility, Ambulatory Care
Outpatient Clinic
Outpatient Clinics
Clinic Activities - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0000865
Preferred term Clinic Activities
Entry term(s) Activities, Clinic
Activity, Clinic
Clinic Activity
Urgent Care Centers - Narrower
Concept UI M0527018
Scope note Free-standing walk-in facilities that generally specialize in treating a disease, illness, or injury presented on an episodic basis. The disease, illness or injury is usually acute and non-life-threatening.
Preferred term Urgent Care Centers
Entry term(s) Care Center, Urgent
Care Centers, Urgent
Care Clinic, Urgent
Care Clinics, Urgent
Center, Urgent Care
Centers, Urgent Care
Clinic, Urgent Care
Clinics, Urgent Care
Urgent Care Center
Urgent Care Clinic
Urgent Care Clinics
Family Planning Centers - Narrower
Concept UI M0000866
Preferred term Family Planning Centers
Entry term(s) Center, Family Planning
Centers, Family Planning
Family Planning Center
Health Centers, Ambulatory - Broader
Concept UI M0000867
Preferred term Health Centers, Ambulatory
Entry term(s) Ambulatory Health Center
Ambulatory Health Centers
Center, Ambulatory Health
Centers, Ambulatory Health
Health Center, Ambulatory
Abortion Centers - Narrower
Concept UI M0000862
Preferred term Abortion Centers
Entry term(s) Abortion Center
Abortion Clinic
Abortion Clinics
Center, Abortion
Centers, Abortion
Clinic, Abortion
Clinics, Abortion
Clinics, Free-Standing - Narrower
Concept UI M0000864
Preferred term Clinics, Free-Standing
Entry term(s) Ambulatory Care Facilities, Non Hospital
Ambulatory Care Facilities, Non-Hospital
Ambulatory Care Facilities, Nonhospital
Clinic, Free-Standing
Clinics, Free Standing
Free-Standing Clinic
Free-Standing Clinics



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