tertiary care center


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tertiary care center

Hospital care A hospital or medical center for Pts often referred from secondary care centers, which provides subspecialty expertise
Tertiary care center  
Surgery Organ transplantation, pediatric cardiovascular surgery, stereotactic neurosurgery and others
Internal medicine Genetics, hepatology, adolescent psychiatry and others
Diagnostic modalities PET–positron emission tomography and SQUID–superconducting quantum interface device scanning, color Doppler electrocardiography, electron microscopy, gene rearrangement, and molecular analysis
Therapeutic modalities Experimental protocols for treating advanced and/or potentially fatal disease–eg, AIDS, cancer, and inborn errors of metabolism  
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Data Source: A retrospective cohort study of 62,489 women who underwent routine level II second-trimester ultrasound between 1990 and 2007 at a large tertiary care center.
The initial transport request is received by the labor deck at one of two tertiary care centers and accepted by an attending obstetrician.
Kaltenbach and her associates retrospectively studied 141 consecutive patients over 2 years; all were referred to an urban tertiary care center for endoscopic resection of a colon or rectal lesion.
On June 23, although the results of her test for Plasmodium were negative, she was transferred to another tertiary care center where IV quinine was administered for nausea and vomiting, and she could be monitored more closely.
We retrospectively reviewed the case of a 14-year-old girl who had been referred to our tertiary care center.
For example, the reason and timing of patient referrals in some rural areas with small hospitals and minimal technological resources often differs from those by physicians who may be practicing in the same tertiary care center as the specialists.
We have two visiting maternal-fetal medicine specialists, and as the major tertiary care center in our tristate area, we have a very large number of high-risk obstetric referrals.
Effectiveness of surgical management of epistaxis at a tertiary care center.
For the sick patient, convenience might mean home health care telemetry, or the ability to use a nearby hospital for some care and a tertiary care center for other care.
In addition to serving Kaiser Permanente members in the immediate area, LAMC serves as a tertiary care center for members throughout Southern California and beyond.
You and colleagues used ICD-9 codes to identify 815 women with a high potential for significant obstetric morbidity in a high-volume, urban, tertiary care center over a 2-year period (2001-2002).
In a registry that enrolled 1,360 PAH patients, 31% were on calcium channel blockers at the time of referral to a tertiary care center (Eur.

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