What does outpatient mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outpatient(noun)

    a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated


  1. outpatient(Noun)

    A patient who receives treatment at a hospital or clinic but is not admitted overnight; a receiver of ambulatory care.

  2. outpatient(Adjective)

    Provided without requiring an overnight stay by the patient.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outpatient

    owt′pā-shent, n. a patient who receives aid from a hospital, but lives outside of it.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outpatient in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outpatient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of outpatient in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Levin-Scherz:

    It's not about too much money being spent, but that too many people have needs that are not being met by outpatient services.

  2. Jesse Hurwitz:

    The survey data suggest better spending on healthcare services, in particular at outpatient care facilities and other medical service providers.

  3. Dimitris Kiosses:

    The findings of the study are encouraging that problem-solving therapy may be beneficial as add on to outpatient rehabilitation, nevertheless, additional research is needed to better understand the discrepancies of the results.

  4. James Reschovsky:

    The higher prices in hospital outpatient departments are passed on to employers in the form of higher premiums, and ultimately to workers in the form of less generous health benefits, higher premium cost sharing, or lower wages, certainly patients with co-insurance would pay more out-of-pocket when the price of service is higher.

  5. Bill Urban:

    As medical treatment and evaluations in theater continue, additional service members have been identified as having potential injuries, these service members -- out of an abundance of caution -- have been transported to Landstuhl, Germany for further evaluations and necessary treatment on an outpatient basis. Given the nature of injuries already noted, it is possible additional injuries may be identified in the future.

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Translations for outpatient

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  • εξωτερικός ασθενήςGreek
  • potilasFinnish
  • patient ambulatoireFrench
  • амбулаторный больной, амбулаторный пациентRussian
  • ambulantni pacijent, амбулантни пацијентSerbo-Croatian
  • 門診病人Chinese

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