from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of placing a person in a hospital as a patient.
- n. The condition of being hospitalized.
- n. Insurance that fully or partially covers a patient's hospital expenses.
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- n. The hospitalizing of a patient, the condition of being hospitalized, or the period a patient stays in hospital.
- n. Insurance that pays a patient's expenses.
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- n. the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital
- n. placing in medical care in a hospital
- n. a period of time when you are confined to a hospital
- n. insurance that pays all or part of a patient's hospital expense
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The title seems to suggest that hospitalization is something worth experiencing.
Services cut in 2010 include emergency hospital treatment, long-term hospitalization, clinic services and crisis intervention programs.
Inpatient hospitalization is available for children who require complex medical management.
As a department of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, we provide family-centered care in the home when hospitalization is not necessary and support the care of children in the outpatient setting.
If a longer hospitalization is required, your child may at some point be moved to an inpatient bed upstairs.
If there are serious respiratory complications go to the doctor and let the doc determine if hospitalization is necessary.
More serious side effects can include infection, which could result in hospitalization, and bleeding.
Some experts believe an anticipated death, though often accompanied by months of anxiety and endless hospitalization, is easier on a child than a sudden one.
While lots of people have close calls boating threshers and makos, you don't often hear stories that result in hospitalization or bloodshed.
When surgery or hospitalization is required, the Hospital has two inpatient units (for critical and intermediate care) exclusively for cardiac patients.