Associations to the word «Outpatient»


OUTPATIENT, adjective. (medicine) Provided without requiring an overnight stay by the patient.
OUTPATIENT, noun. (healthcare) A patient who receives treatment at a hospital or clinic but is not admitted overnight; a receiver of ambulatory care.

Dictionary definition

OUTPATIENT, noun. A patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated.

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley