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Disease Management

"Disease Management" 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.

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A broad approach to appropriate coordination of the entire disease treatment process that often involves shifting away from more expensive inpatient and acute care to areas such as preventive medicine, patient counseling and education, and outpatient care. This concept includes implications of appropriate versus inappropriate therapy on the overall cost and clinical outcome of a particular disease. (From Hosp Pharm 1995 Jul;30(7):596)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Disease Management" by people in this website by year, and whether "Disease Management" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 39 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2014 and 2015 and 2017
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