Ontology: Techno Order
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Class 0724 of Classification of the Functions of Government (COFOG) includes …
  • Provision of paramedical health services to outpatients;
  • administration, inspection, operation or support of health services delivered by clinics supervised by nurses, midwives, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists or other paramedical personnel and of health services delivered by nurses, midwives and paramedical personnel in non-consulting rooms, in patients' homes or other non-medical institutions.

Includes: acupuncturists, chiropodists, chiropractors, optometrists, practitioners of traditional medicine, etc.; medical analysis laboratories and x-ray centres; hire of therapeutic equipment; medically prescribed corrective-gymnastic therapy; outpatient thermal bath or sea-water treatments; ambulance services other than ambulance services operated by hospitals.


Excludes: public health service laboratories (#cofog0740 - Public health services (IS)); laboratories engaged in determining the causes of disease (#cofog0750 - R&D Health (CS)).


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This class in the classification of its order

The (ontological) order of #cofog0724 - Paramedical services (IS) is the Techno Order.