tertiary referral

tertiary referral

The referral of a patient by an NHS consultant in one trust—usually a district general hospital—which provides secondary care to a colleague in another trust outside of the local care contract, for the evaluation or provision of highly specialised tertiary services.

For example, a tertiary referral would occur when an orthopaedic surgeon refers a patient who already had a hip replaced for a second replacement on the same side, as such is always a more complicated procedure due to various factors—e.g., due to advancing osteoporosis and reduction in supporting tissue.
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Hurley competes with two tertiary referral centers, both of which are members of large and diversified health systems.
A previous study at a tertiary referral hospital in Tanzania reported that the incidence of 'near-miss' events associated with caesarean section was 3-7 per 1 000 procedures.
The service is a tertiary referral service for CAMHS teams, CAMHS/Youth Offending Team (YOT) link workers and neurodisability services for young people and other agencies.
By investigating all 539 tertiary referral hospitals in China with the public records on their official websites, which were complemented by telephone interviews, we found that 43.
This is a retrospective, pilot study of patients with Graves disease who underwent total thyroidectomy from 1991 to 2007 at a high-volume tertiary referral center in Toronto, Canada.
Joseph Mercy Hospital, and her associates looked at preterm delivery data before and after implementation of a universal cervical length screening protocol at a single tertiary referral center.
The clinic provides healthcare services including primary health, mental and reproductive treatment, as well as medical rehabilitation services, nutrition and management of chronic non-communicable diseases, and secondary and tertiary referral services.
The committee is pleased how well its members reflect the various intensive care units across New Zealand, from larger hospitals like Auckland's tertiary referral centre to regional units.
is a 525-bed tertiary referral center with wings built in the 1960s, 1980s, and 1990s and also includes Sentara Heart Hospital, which opened in 2006.
Tertiary care requires specialized consultative healthcare, in advanced medical centers or tertiary referral hospitals such as the Philippine Heart, Kidney and Lung Centers.
Because patients mainly were treated at two tertiary referral hospitals, they may have had more severe disease than the general population of patients with IBD, the investigators acknowledged.
Complications of transvenous right ventricular endomyocardial biopsy in adult patients with cardiomyopathy: a seven-year survey of 546 consecutive diagnostic procedures in a tertiary referral center.