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time interval related to the health of a subject of care and/or the provision of healthcare for that subject of care


This is an abstract item and should be implemented through one of the concrete specialisations

Term: health related period; 
Plural: health related periods; 


NOTE 1 A health related period may be specialized in relation to a number of situations – a specific clinical process, healthcare professional, a specific department, a specific health issue, etc.

NOTE 2 A health related period is delineated by a 'start date and time' and an 'end date and time'. While the statement of the start date is generally easy by definition, the identification of the end date may be subject to specific rules that have to be agreed upon locally.


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up to one health related period a number of health related periods
a number of health related periods up to one health related period