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in·pa·tient

 (ĭn′pā′shənt)
n.
A patient who is admitted to a hospital or clinic for treatment that requires at least one overnight stay.
adj.
Of or relating to inpatients or their care.

inpatient

(ˈɪnˌpeɪʃənt)
n
(Medicine) a hospital patient who occupies a bed for at least one night in the course of treatment, examination, or observation. Compare outpatient

in•pa•tient

(ˈɪnˌpeɪ ʃənt)

n.
a patient who stays in a hospital while receiving medical care or treatment.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inpatient - a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated
patient - a person who requires medical care; "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
outpatient - a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated
Translations

inpatient

[ˈɪnˌpeɪʃənt] Npaciente mf hospitalizado/a

inpatient

[ˈɪnˌpeɪʃnt] ndegente m/f, ricoverato/a

inpatient

n paciente hospitalizado
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Dr Gerry Rayman, Head of Service at the Diabetes Centre, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, lead for the National Diabetes Inpatient Audit and specialist medical advisor to Diabetes UK, has advised that a new approach is needed to tackle the often poor care that people with diabetes--who account for about one in six of all inpatients--receive in hospital and to address the almost 8-10 per cent higher mortality rate among inpatients with diabetes.
Due to the safety concerns and poor insight into their deficits present in many TBI inpatients, some form of monitoring is needed on inpatient TBI rehabilitation units to prevent patients from injuring themselves or others.
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After the closure, there were about a half-dozen inpatients left, between three to four skilled nursing patients and two in the tuberculosis ward, union officials said.
In some programs, group problem-solving programs have been designed for higher functioning inpatients and recently discharged outpatients who demonstrate increased resolution of orientation and memory difficulties.
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trend data for hospital inpatients, hospital outpatients, physician office visits, and emergency department visits.