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This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: referral; 
Plural: referrals; 

Notes

NOTE An accepted referral transfers the continuity responsibility for the health issues specified in the referral.

Examples

EXAMPLE A referral from an orthopaedic surgeon to a rehabilitation service.

Required associations

exactly one healthcare professional issues a number of referrals
up to one referral asks for exactly one healthcare commitment

Optional associations

up to one referral initiates up to one contact

Generalisations

    demand for care
referral

Specialisations

referral


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