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Term: request; 
Synonym: order; healthcare provider activity request; 
Plural: requests; 


NOTE 1 A request is put forward by a healthcare professional within a healthcare process.

NOTE 2 The responsibility for the requested healthcare provider activities is held by the performer but they will be performed under the care period mandate of the requester.

NOTE 3 A healthcare provider may accept or decline a request (order) to perform healthcare activities.


EXAMPLE request for a healthcare assessment, an operation, a wheelchair, etc.

Required associations

exactly one healthcare professional issues a number of requests

Optional associations


    demand for care



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