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Descriptor English: Hospital Bed Capacity
Descriptor Spanish: Capacidad de Camas en Hospitales
Descriptor Portuguese: Número de Leitos em Hospital
Descriptor French: Capacité hospitalière
Entry term(s): Bed Capacities, Hospital
Bed Capacity, Hospital
Bed Size
Bed Size, Hospital
Bed Sizes
Bed Sizes, Hospital
Capacities, Hospital Bed
Capacity, Hospital Bed
Hospital Bed Capacities
Hospital Bed Size
Hospital Bed Sizes
Size, Bed
Size, Hospital Bed
Sizes, Bed
Sizes, Hospital Bed
Tree number(s): N02.278.306.472
VS3.001.001.001.002.001.001
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006742
Scope note: The number of beds which a hospital has been designed and constructed to contain. It may also refer to the number of beds set up and staffed for use.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specific capacity; specify geographic location; do not confuse with BED OCCUPANCY which is for actual number of beds occupied
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Previous Indexing: Health Facility Size (1968-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 78; was see under HEALTH FACILITY SIZE 1968-77
Online Note: search HEALTH FACILITY SIZE 1968-74
History Note: 78(75); was see under HEALTH FACILITY SIZE 1968-77
Entry Version: HOSP BED CAPAC
Related: Bed Occupancy MeSH
DeCS ID: 6899
Unique ID: D006742
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Hospital Bed Capacity - Preferred
Concept UI M0010559
Scope note The number of beds which a hospital has been designed and constructed to contain. It may also refer to the number of beds set up and staffed for use.
Preferred term Hospital Bed Capacity
Entry term(s) Bed Capacities, Hospital
Bed Capacity, Hospital
Bed Size, Hospital
Bed Sizes, Hospital
Capacities, Hospital Bed
Capacity, Hospital Bed
Hospital Bed Capacities
Hospital Bed Size
Hospital Bed Sizes
Size, Hospital Bed
Sizes, Hospital Bed
Bed Size - Broader
Concept UI M0010560
Preferred term Bed Size
Entry term(s) Bed Sizes
Size, Bed
Sizes, Bed



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