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French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
French term or phrase: BSC
An abbreviation found in some patient notes.

Patient with terminal stomach cancer and no further treatment options, with NTBR status.
They are now making arrangements for him to go home.

Notes say:
"decision de BSC a domicile en accord avec la famille"

This is to do with Belgium if it makes a difference.

I can't find anything for this abbreviation: I suspect it must be some kind of home care, nursing care, end-of-life care, etc., but I can't latch on to any of the letters to give me something to search for....
Peter Bajorek
Local time: 00:19

Summary of answers provided
4bénévoles en santé communautaires (BSC) community volunteer health care services
Summary of reference entries provided
Best Supportive Care?
liz askew
Gabrielle Leyden

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bénévoles en santé communautaires (BSC) community volunteer health care services

Cette innovation intègre au sein de la collectivité les bénévoles en santé communautaires (BSC) actuels, lesquels seront familiarisés avec un nouveau module de formation sur le développement de la petite enfance (DPE) dont la conception repose sur la science de

HealthCare Volunteer - Volunteer & Job Seekers Headquarters
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Health related volunteering anywhere anytime and length of time. ... Corps workers to the layperson volunteer health care services all over the world. ... disaster network for volunteers to help out in their local communities at local hospitals and .

Local time: 01:19
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 4387

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  liz askew: Isn't this for services abroad (in Kenya for example); the text is for Belgium
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Reference: Best Supportive Care?

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Prise en compte des paramètres de coût et d'efficacite dans la prise en ... - Translate this page
Sep 20, 2007 - ... P : Platine ; BSC : Meilleur traitement de soutien ; NVB : Navelbine ; VP16 ... La prise de décision est influencée habituellement par les critères habituels ... Le développement de la chimiothérapie à domicile lorsqu'elle est possible ... de la Direction de l'Hospitalisation et de l'Organi- sation des Soins ..

liz askew
United Kingdom
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 2307

Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
agree  Roy vd Heijden
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agree  Gabrielle Leyden: You might check with PPT presentation author, but best supportive care sounds right for the context
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Reference: BSC

Reference information:
BSC is a clinical status,not type of care - see slide 10 in this PPT presentation

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Gabrielle Leyden
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 120
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