"Homebound Persons" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Those unable to leave home without exceptional effort and support; patients (in this condition) who are provided with or are eligible for home health services, including medical treatment and personal care. Persons are considered homebound even if they may be infrequently and briefly absent from home if these absences do not indicate an ability to receive health care in a professional's office or health care facility. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p309)
- Homebound Persons
- Homebound Person
- Person, Homebound
- Persons, Homebound
- House-Bound Persons
- House Bound Persons
- House-Bound Person
- Person, House-Bound
- Persons, House-Bound
- Shut Ins
- Home-Bound Persons
- Home Bound Persons
- Home-Bound Person
- Person, Home-Bound
- Persons, Home-Bound
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