Harvard Catalyst Profiles

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Homebound Persons

"Homebound Persons" 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.

Those unable to leave home without exceptional effort and support; patients (in this condition) who are provided with or are eligible for home health services, including medical treatment and personal care. Persons are considered homebound even if they may be infrequently and briefly absent from home if these absences do not indicate an ability to receive health care in a professional's office or health care facility. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p309)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Homebound Persons" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Homebound Persons" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 28 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2016
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