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Glossary: transitional care, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

transitional care

(tran-ZIH-shuh-nul kayr)

Support given to patients when they move from one phase of disease or treatment to another, such as from hospital care to home care. It involves helping patients and families with medical, practical, and emotional needs as they adjust to different levels and goals of care.

2008-01-09Transitional Care Planning Planificación del cuidado de transición