Search
Descriptor English: Inpatients
Descriptor Spanish: Pacientes Internos
Descriptor Portuguese: Pacientes Internados
Descriptor French: Patients hospitalisés
Entry term(s): Inpatient
Tree number(s): M01.643.470
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007297
Scope note: Persons admitted to health facilities which provide board and room, for the purpose of observation, care, diagnosis or treatment.
Annotation: inpatients as people or as a social, sociol, psychol, etc., group; do not confuse with HOSPITALIZATION
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Hospitalization (1966-1979)
Patients (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under PATIENTS 1980-90
History Note: 91(80); was see under PATIENTS 1980-90
DeCS ID: 7471
Unique ID: D007297
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/12/22
Revision Date: 1992/05/14
Inpatients - Preferred
Concept UI M0011377
Scope note Persons admitted to health facilities which provide board and room, for the purpose of observation, care, diagnosis or treatment.
Preferred term Inpatients
Entry term(s) Inpatient



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey