Translation: from spanish

secondary care

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  • secondary care — n medical care provided by a specialist or facility upon referral by a primary care physician that requires more specialized knowledge, skill, or equipment than the primary care physician has compare primary care, tertiary care * * * health care… …   Medical dictionary

  • Secondary care — The term secondary care is a service provided by medical specialists who generally do not have first contact with patients, for example, cardiologists, urologists and dermatologists. A physician might voluntarily limit his or her practice to… …   Wikipedia

  • secondary care — health care provided by hospital clinicians for patients whose primary care was provided by the general practitioner or other health professional who first assessed, diagnosed, or treated the patient. Secondary care cannot be accessed directly by …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • secondary care — noun Date: 1976 medical care provided by a specialist or facility upon referral by a primary care physician compare primary care, tertiary care …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • secondary care — /ˈsɛkəndri kɛə/ (say sekuhndree kair) noun Medicine the care given by a health care provider who is not the first point of contact with the patient, as by specialists, hospitals, etc. Compare primary care, tertiary care …   Australian English dictionary

  • Secondary education — is the stage of education following primary education. Secondary education includes the final stage of compulsory education and in many countries it is entirely compulsory. The next stage of education is usually college or university. Secondary… …   Wikipedia

  • Secondary data — In research, Secondary data is collecting and possibly processing data by people other than the researcher in question. Common sources of secondary data for social science include censuses, large surveys, and organizational records (Mintel). In… …   Wikipedia

  • care — In medicine and public health, a general term for the application of knowledge to the benefit of a community or individual. comprehensive medical c. a concept that includes not only the traditional c. of the acutely or chronically ill patient,… …   Medical dictionary

  • care — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 caring for sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ good, great ▪ He loved his books and took great care of them. ▪ proper ▪ With proper care, the plants may last for fifty years …   Collocations dictionary

  • Secondary hypertension — While most forms of hypertension in humans have no known underlying cause (and are thus known as essential hypertension or primary hypertension ), in about 10% of the cases, there is a known cause, and thus the hypertension is secondary… …   Wikipedia

  • Secondary sector of the economy — Economic sectors Three sector hypothesis Primary sector: raw materials Secondary sector …   Wikipedia

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