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A patient who lives in hospital while under treatment.
sick person, case, sufferer, victimView synonyms
- ‘It has been estimated that, among hospital inpatients with delirium, less than half have fully recovered by the time of discharge.’
- ‘Yet over the same period, the number of cases seen in outpatients and inpatients in English hospitals has soared.’
- ‘Some were community dwelling ambulatory patients attending a health clinic and others were inpatients on a geriatric ward.’
- ‘Four fifths of the patients recruited were medical inpatients; most patients recruited had cancer.’
- ‘Inpatients should expect to wait no longer than 18 months for a bed, but more than three out of four inpatients are admitted to hospital within three months of referral.’
- ‘She was treated as an inpatient at her local hospital with intravenous antibiotics for suspected low grade bacterial cellulitis.’
- ‘This study showed that a single intervention to prevent return to smoking in cardiac inpatients after discharge from hospital was not effective.’
- ‘Such prescriptions may affect two thirds of inpatients in specialist palliative care units.’
- ‘You may receive your treatment as an inpatient, as an outpatient in the clinic, or at home.’
- ‘The need to explain this to hospital inpatients may not be so obvious.’
- ‘No significant differences were found between ethnic groups in the admission of inpatients to hospitals.’
- ‘In a study of hospital inpatients, less effective pain management was noted for older Hispanic patients.’
- ‘All members of the team sat in with me in an outpatient clinic and observed my ward round of inpatients.’
- ‘Substance misuse is common in psychiatric inpatients, but most patients have not been asked about these disorders by admitting psychiatrists.’
- ‘I cover all inpatients, partial-hospital patients and consultations from the medical hospital.’
- ‘A rescue plan to keep Warminster Community Hospital open to inpatients is expected to be announced to staff today.’
- ‘We invited adult inpatients and outpatients at Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand to take part in the study.’
- ‘They note the relatively low levels of outpatient attendance among this group, along with higher rates of drop-out from treatment than among inpatients.’
- ‘The available clinical evidence leans heavily on parenteral therapy of inpatients with pelvic inflammatory disease.’
- ‘Yet strangely it has no effective role in treating the most common type of anaemia to affect hospital inpatients.’
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