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MEDICAL SCIENCES > MEDICAL CARE > HEALTH CONSULTATIONS

Preferred term

HEALTH CONSULTATIONS  

Definition

  • THIS TERM COVERS CONSULTATIONS WITH, OR VISITS TO, HEALTH PROFESSIONALS FOR THE PURPOSES OF ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. THIS CAN EITHER BE FACE TO FACE AT THE DOCTOR'S SURGERY, HEALTH CENTRE OR CLINIC/HOSPITAL, OR VIA THE TELEPHONE.

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Entry terms

  • MEDICAL CONSULTATIONS
  • VISITS TO HEALTH CENTRES
  • VISITS TO HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
  • VISITS TO THE DOCTOR
  • VISITS TO THE GP

Scope note

  • WHERE THE CONSULTATION TAKES PLACE AT THE PATIENT'S HOME, USE THE TERM 'HOME VISITS'. FOR VISITS TO THE DENTIST, USE THE TERM 'DENTAL EXAMINATIONS'.

Identifier

  • urn:ddi:int.cessda.elsst:c8bced8d-985e-4c3c-9bfe-be278a093a5b:2

Date issued

  • 2021-09-14

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https://elsst.cessda.eu/id/2/c8bced8d-985e-4c3c-9bfe-be278a093a5b

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