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Definition

healthcare activity element intended to directly improve or maintain a health state

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: healthcare treatment; 
Plural: healthcare treatments; 

Notes

NOTE 1 The treatment of a subject of care's health state, based on that subject of care's health conditions, is a part of the clinical process considered from a therapeutic perspective.

NOTE 2 healthcare treatment is intended to contribute to fulfilling the assessed health need.

NOTE 3 Prevention is a type of healthcare treatment where the risk of a health condition is treated.

NOTE 4 healthcare treatment includes all types of activities that intend to influence the health state including, for example, rehabilitation, palliative care, education of subjects of care, caring, etc.

Examples

Required associations

a number of healthcare treatments influences exactly one health state

Optional associations


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