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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It is known that bacteremia secondary to the genus Klebsiella is a common problem in tertiary care centers, and it has also been noted that Klebsiella rarely causes infection in the community.
Respondents were solicited for views on triage, role of the tertiary care centers, and their most appropriate placement.
The practice is conveniently located on the main campus of our 391-bed tertiary care center with a 43-bed dedicated inpatient oncology medical surgical unit.
LOS ANGELES -- Vitamin D deficiency was detected in 37% of 497 children and adolescents presenting to a tertiary care center for recurrent headache that required preventive treatment.
The rise in incidence had been reported systematically from one tertiary care center in India (13 cases/year during 1990-1999, to 35 cases/ year during 2000-2004, and to 50 cases/year during 2006-2007) (2, 3).
HMC continues to make positive strides in achieving its vision to be the best tertiary care center in rural America.
After IRB approval, a retrospective cohort study was conducted via chart review of patients treated for SIL at our tertiary care center from July 1999 until June 2000.
Geisinger is an integrated health system consisting of a 600-physician group practice, a tertiary care center, a secondary acute care hospital, a drug/alcohol facility and a 260,000-member health plan.
Rather, the gravamen of the plaintiff's claim was that on the basis of symptoms exhibited by the child, the standard of care required that she be transferred to a "Pediatric Intensive Care and/or Tertiary Care Center several hours before" her cardiopulmonary arrest.
Traditionally, when patients required specialist care, they were forced to go to a tertiary care center.

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