patient

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  • Info A patient is any recipient of health care services. more...
  • These patients would have improved just as well even had they done nothing.
  • The patient may be kept in the hospital for up to thirty hours.
  • This included staff and others who might not come into direct contact with patients.
  • Much of the building work was carried out with the help of local people and patients.
  • In the setting of individual decision-making there is additional information about the individual patients.
  • They may also help provide resources for follow-up care upon the patient's return.
  • In general, patients with brain damage have been difficult to find and study.
  • They can be used when a patient's teeth are too close together.
  • If so, the patient is asked for name, current location, and current day and time.
  • In the most extreme cases, patients may be able to produce only a single word.
  • This is especially true for young patients with many decades of life ahead.
  • Children often face medical issues very different from the experiences of an adult patient.
  • The better a patient gets, the lower level she is able to achieve.
  • This shows a patient's ability to judge the position of a target.
  • However, if the patient uses more care, then the hospital has to cover its own losses.
  • The results from basic research studies are generally less immediately useful to patients with the disease.
  • Instead, many patients simply feel tired after getting several hours of sleep and have no idea why.
  • This rule states that the will of the patient is supreme.
  • Hospital Information Systems provide a common source of information about a patient's health history.
  • They can reduce the quality of life for patients in addition to being expensive.
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Meaning of patient

  • noun A person who requires medical care
    the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly
  • adjective Enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance
    a patient smile, was patient with the children, an exact and patient scientist, please be patient