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Descriptor in English: Hospitalization
Descriptor in Spanish: Hospitalización
Descriptor in Portuguese: Hospitalização
Descriptor in French: Hospitalisation
Entry term(s): Hospitalizations
Tree number(s): E02.760.400
N02.421.585.400
VS3.003.001.002
Scope note: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
Annotation: being in a hosp or being placed in a hosp: do not confuse with PATIENT ADMISSION or PATIENT READMISSION
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
See also the descriptors: Child, Hospitalized MeSH
Institutionalization MeSH
Length of Stay MeSH
Patient Discharge MeSH
DeCS UI: 6916
Descriptor UI: D006760
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Hospitalization - Preferred
Concept UI M0010589
Scope note The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
Preferred term Hospitalization
Entry term(s) Hospitalizations



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