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Referral and Consultation

"Referral and Consultation" 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.

The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Referral and Consultation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Referral and Consultation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1465 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 112 publications in 2017
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.