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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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The newly-built expansion provides clinical diagnostic space to help achieve waiting times for outpatients.
Outpatients were discharged as soon as they were ambulatory and their pain was manageable.
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Ground level contains maternity outpatient services, with paediatric outpatients above.
He and his associates analyzed a subset of responses from 6,165 inpatients, 57,659 outpatients, and 1,702 residents after excluding outpatient facilities less likely to have residents and facilities that did not have responses from at least 30 patients and 5 residents.
The CDC recommended that instead of routinely treating girls as inpatients, they should receive initial treatment as outpatients and be hospitalized only if outpatient treatment failed to resolve their infection.
A HOSPITAL action plan has been drawn up to cut waiting times at a Coventry outpatients department from 13 months to 13 weeks.
Phillips said the results of the UC-San Diego study bore out the research team's premise that if the increase in medication error deaths could be tied to a shift to increased outpatient care, then the increase should be steeper for outpatients.