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Descriptor in English: Hospital Units
Descriptor in Spanish: Unidades Hospitalarias
Descriptor in Portuguese: Unidades Hospitalares
Descriptor in French: Unités hospitalières
Entry term(s): Hospital Unit
Unit, Hospital
Units, Hospital
Tree number(s): N02.278.388
VS3.002.001.001
Scope note: Those areas of the hospital organization not considered departments which provide specialized patient care. They include various hospital special care wards.
Annotation: special care wards go here or specific unit; consider also PATIENTS' ROOMS & see X refs there
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
Online Note: use HOSPITAL UNITS to search WARDS, HOSPITAL 1974-78
History Note: 74; WARDS, HOSPITAL was see under HOSPITAL UNITS 1974-78
DeCS UI: 6913
Descriptor UI: D006757
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1992/05/15
Hospital Units - Preferred
Concept UI M0010583
Scope note Those areas of the hospital organization not considered departments which provide specialized patient care. They include various hospital special care wards.
Preferred term Hospital Units
Entry term(s) Hospital Unit
Unit, Hospital
Units, Hospital



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