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This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: referral; 
Plural: referrals; 


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


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

Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph

UML style

Entity - relationship (crows feet)

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


    demand for care