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MEDICAL SCIENCES > MEDICAL CARE

Preferred term

MEDICAL CARE  

Definition

  • COVERS ALL ASPECTS OF MEDICAL CARE GIVEN TO OR RECEIVED BY A PATIENT, INCLUDING EXAMINATIONS, DIAGNOSIS, MONITORING AND TREATMENT.

Broader concept

Entry terms

  • HEALTH CARE
  • MEDICAL TREATMENT

Scope note

  • DO NOT CONFUSE WITH 'HEALTH SERVICES' WHICH IS USED FOR HEALTH CARE PROVISION AT A NATIONAL OR REGIONAL LEVEL. FOR SPECIFIC TYPES OF MEDICAL TREATMENT SEE THE TERM 'MEDICAL TREATMENT METHODS' OR ITS NARROWER CONCEPTS.

History note

  • TERM CREATED JANUARY 2003

Identifier

  • urn:ddi:int.cessda.elsst:17d374f5-a930-4a1a-869a-12a748283d94:2

Date issued

  • 2021-09-14

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URI

https://elsst.cessda.eu/id/2/17d374f5-a930-4a1a-869a-12a748283d94

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