inpatient


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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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"We know that global self-worth is lower in the inpatient group and we know from other research that lower self-concept is a precursor to other more serious mental health problems," Ferro said.
Walker, Ph.D., M.P.H., from The Ohio State University in Columbus, and colleagues examined whether there are disparities in the use of patient portals specifically designed for the inpatient environment.
HOSPITAL bosses are preparing for an "important milestone" when a children's ward that has been shut for almost two years reopens to inpatients.
"We are thrilled that our inpatient auditing learners can now obtain the Certified Inpatient Coding Auditor (CICA) certification," said Laurie McBrierty, Career Step and Panacea Vice President of Product Management.
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When you need to determine whether a patient should be admitted to an inpatient psychiatry unit with a medical consult or vice versa, consider the following 3 Ms and 3 Ps.
According to the study, self-concept among the inpatient group, as measured on the Self-Perception Profile for Children and Adolescents, was "significantly compromised."
The biggest disparity, however, was in terms of cost of care; while outpatient care cost an average of $413 per patient, inpatient care cost an average of $13,313 per patient.
Six indicators, including total expenditure, out-of-pocket payment, average inpatients costs, average out-of-pocket costs of inpatients, average and actual inpatient reimbursement rate and average annual growth rate, were analyzed to measure the influence of NCMS on inpatient care utilization.
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[1] About 4% of all suicides in England and Wales [2] are estimated to occur while the person is an inpatient in a psychiatric facility.