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Episode of Care

"Episode of Care" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An interval of care by a health care facility or provider for a specific medical problem or condition. It may be continuous or it may consist of a series of intervals marked by one or more brief separations from care, and can also identify the sequence of care (e.g., emergency, inpatient, outpatient), thus serving as one measure of health care provided.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Episode of Care" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Episode of Care" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 77 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2013
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