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Introduction: Out-patient

Description of Out-patient

Out-patient: A patient who receives treatment in a hospital but does not require being admitted to a bed in a hospital ward.

Out-patient: A patient who visits a health care facility for diagnosis or treatment without spending the night. Sometimes called a day patient.
Source: National Institute of Health

Out-patient: Persons who receive ambulatory care at an outpatient department or clinic without room and board being provided.
Source: MeSH 2007

Out-patient: Related Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Out-patient

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