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Patient Transfer

"Patient Transfer" 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.

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 type of care provided.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Patient Transfer" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Patient Transfer" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 411 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 40 publications in 2019
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