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Descriptor English: Hospitals
Descriptor Spanish: Hospitales
Descriptor Portuguese: Hospitais
Descriptor French: Hôpitaux
Entry term(s): Hospital
Tree number(s): N02.278.421
VS3.002.001
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006761
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
Entry Combination: economics:Economics, Hospital
instrumentation:Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
legislation & jurisprudence:Legislation, Hospital
organization & administration:Hospital Administration
Entry Version: HOSP
Related: Economics, Hospital MeSH
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital MeSH
Hospital Administration MeSH
DeCS ID: 6917
Unique ID: D006761
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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