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out·pa·tient

 (out′pā′shənt)
n.
A patient whose treatment does not require an overnight stay in a hospital or clinic.
adj.
Of or relating to outpatients or their care.
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outpatient

(ˈaʊtˌpeɪʃənt)
n
(Medicine) a nonresident hospital patient. Compare inpatient
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out′pa`tient

or out′-pa`tient,



n.
a person who receives treatment at a hospital but is not hospitalized.
[1705–15]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outpatient - a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated
patient - a person who requires medical care; "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
inpatient, inmate - a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated
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Translations
ambulantni pacijent

outpatient

[ˈaʊtˌpeɪʃənt] Npaciente mf externo/a
outpatients' departmentsección f de pacientes externos or no hospitalizados
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

outpatient

[ˈaʊtpeɪʃənt]
modif [department] → de jour; [appointment, treatment] → en hôpital de jour
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

outpatient

[ˈaʊtˌpeɪʃnt] npaziente m/f esterno/a
outpatients' department → ambulatorio (all'interno di un ospedale)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

out·pa·tient

n. paciente externo, paciente de consulta externa, paciente no hospitalizado.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

outpatient

adj ambulatorio, de consulta externa, externo; — clinic clínica ambulatoria; — procedure procedimiento ambulatorio; — services servicios ambulatorios or de consulta externa; n paciente mf ambulatorio or externo
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References in periodicals archive ?
[USPRwire, Tue Aug 13 2019] Outpatient rehabilitation services have been gaining increasing momentum in the recent years for people who are in the beginning stage of alcohol or drug addictions.
The new clinic, which began receiving patients late last week, will care for those who require routine outpatient psychiatry assessment and treatment.
The researchers found that becoming uninsured after Medicaid disenrollment correlated with average reductions of 52, 35, and 52 percent in the likelihood of receiving any outpatient service, any MH-related outpatient service, and any acute service in a month.
Hospital revenue from outpatient services, meanwhile, grew from 30 percent in 1995 to 47 percent in 2016, as stated in a Medicare Cost Report by Truven Health Analytics, a health care data and analytics service.
[ClickPress, Tue Mar 12 2019] Outpatient rehabilitation services have been gaining increasing momentum in the recent years for people who are in the beginning stage of alcohol or drug addictions.
The outpatient program, which also includes counseling services, is open to not only alumni from The Baltimore Station but individuals from the community who are at least 18 years of age and in recovery from substance use disorder.
Net clinical benefit of hospitalization versus outpatient management of patients with acute pulmonary embolism.
The department's usual home was used as a base for construction contractors during the PS9 million renovation of the Henderson Street hospice, completed earlier this year - meaning that limited outpatient services were delivered from the education unit during the work.
Outpatient appointments have been cancelled and patients with elective operations will not be admitted today.
Valley Hope is a nationally certified drug and alcohol addiction treatment organization with 16 residential and outpatient facilities in seven states.
Using the outpatient prospective payment system (PPS) relative payment weights as a guide, CMS reduced ASC facility payments to roughly two-thirds that of hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) for the same services (Medicare Learning Network 2014).
Each outpatient appointment costs around PS120, according to the NHS.