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Peer Review, Health Care
MeSH HeadingPeer Review, Health Care
Tree NumberF01.829.316.549.690
Tree NumberI01.880.604.640.690
Tree NumberN03.706.700.690
Tree NumberN04.761.616
Tree NumberN05.715.680
Scope NoteThe concurrent or retrospective review by practicing physicians or other health professionals of the quality and efficiency of patient care practices or services ordered or performed by other physicians or other health professionals (From The Facts On File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988).
Allowable QualifiersES LJ MT ST TD
Entry VersionPEER REV HEALTH CARE
Previous Indexing Peer Review (1971-1993)
History Note94
Unique IDD018024


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms [F01]
   Psychology, Social [F01.829]
      Group Processes [F01.829.316]
         Peer Review [F01.829.316.549]
Peer Review, Health Care [F01.829.316.549.690]
Peer Review, Research [F01.829.316.549.700]

 
Social Sciences [I01]
   Sociology [I01.880]
      Social Control, Formal [I01.880.604]
         Peer Review [I01.880.604.640]
Peer Review, Health Care [I01.880.604.640.690]
Peer Review, Research [I01.880.604.640.700]

 
Health Care Economics and Organizations [N03]
   Social Control, Formal [N03.706]
      Peer Review [N03.706.700]
Peer Review, Health Care [N03.706.700.690]
Peer Review, Research [N03.706.700.700]

 
Health Services Administration [N04]
   Quality of Health Care [N04.761]
Clinical Competence [N04.761.210]
Dental Audit [N04.761.295]
Advance Directive Adherence [N04.761.316]
Guideline Adherence [N04.761.337]
Medical Audit [N04.761.380]  +
Nursing Audit [N04.761.520]
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care) [N04.761.559]  +
Peer Review, Health Care [N04.761.616]
Professional Review Organizations [N04.761.673]
Program Evaluation [N04.761.685]  +
Quality Assurance, Health Care [N04.761.700]  +
Quality Indicators, Health Care [N04.761.789]  +
Utilization Review [N04.761.879]  +

 
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation [N05]
   Quality of Health Care [N05.715]
Epidemiologic Factors [N05.715.350]  +
Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms [N05.715.360]  +
Peer Review, Health Care [N05.715.680]

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