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Descriptor in English: Hospitals
Descriptor in Spanish: Hospitales
Descriptor in Portuguese: Hospitais
Descriptor in French: Hôpitaux
Entry term(s): Hospital
Tree number(s): N02.278.421
VS3.002.001
Scope note: Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.
Annotation: /legis = LEGISLATION, HOSPITAL or HOSPITALS (IM) + JURISPRUDENCE (IM); note specific hosp depts & specific types of hosp available; hosp admission, discharge & readmiss are available as PATIENT ADMISSION; PATIENT DISCHARGE & PATIENT READMISSION (see notes under each); specify geog: Manual 36.19
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ES ethics
HI history
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
See also the descriptors: Economics, Hospital MeSH
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital MeSH
Hospital Administration MeSH
DeCS UI: 6917
Descriptor UI: D006761
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Hospitals - Preferred
Concept UI M0010590
Scope note Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.
Preferred term Hospitals
Entry term(s) Hospital



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