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Clinical Observation Units MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Clinical Observation Units
Tree Number(s)
N02.278.388.075
Unique ID
D000076542
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000076542
Scope Note
A hospital unit that serves as a dedicated observation area for emergency room patients when a decision to admit or not is unclear. Also known as clinical decision units or short-stay observation units.
Entry Term(s)
Clinical Decision Units
Observation Units
Public MeSH Note
2019
History Note
2019
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2017/12/11
Clinical Observation Units Preferred
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