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Patient Transfer MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Patient Transfer
Tree Number(s)
E02.760.169.624
E02.760.400.630
N02.421.585.169.624
N02.421.585.400.630
N04.590.233.727.210.624
Unique ID
D010360
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010360
Annotation
do not confuse with TRANSPORTATION OF PATIENTS or MOVING AND LIFTING PATIENTS
Scope Note
Interfacility or intrahospital transfer of patients. Intrahospital transfer is usually to obtain a specific kind of care and interfacility transfer is usually for economic reasons as well as for the type of care provided.
Entry Term(s)
Care Transition
Health Care Transition
Patient Dumping
Patient Transition
Patient Turfing
Transition of Care
NLM Classification #
WX 158
See Also
Transfer Agreement
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/05/30
Revision Date
2017/03/16
Patient Transfer Preferred
Patient Transition Related
Patient Turfing Related
Patient Dumping Narrower
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