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Hospital Bed Capacity MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hospital Bed Capacity
Tree Number(s)
N02.278.306.472
Unique ID
D006742
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006742
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specific capacity; specify geographic location; do not confuse with BED OCCUPANCY which is for actual number of beds occupied
Scope Note
The number of beds which a hospital has been designed and constructed to contain. It may also refer to the number of beds set up and staffed for use.
Entry Version
HOSP BED CAPAC
Entry Term(s)
Bed Capacities, Hospital
Bed Capacity, Hospital
Bed Size
Bed Size, Hospital
Bed Sizes
Bed Sizes, Hospital
Capacities, Hospital Bed
Capacity, Hospital Bed
Hospital Bed Size
Hospital Bed Sizes
Size, Bed
Size, Hospital Bed
Sizes, Bed
Sizes, Hospital Bed
NLM Classification #
WX 140
Previous Indexing
Health Facility Size (1968-1974)
See Also
Bed Occupancy
Public MeSH Note
78; was see under HEALTH FACILITY SIZE 1968-77
Online Note
search HEALTH FACILITY SIZE 1968-74
History Note
78(75); was see under HEALTH FACILITY SIZE 1968-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Hospital Bed Capacity Preferred
Bed Size Broader
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