Term: Medical Case

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

Defined according to the patient's most responsible diagnosis, and excludes surgical, obstetrical, and psychiatric cases.

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References 

  • De Coster C, Peterson S, Kasian P. Alternatives to Acute Care . Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health and Evaluation, 1996. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)