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  • n. a second or subsequent admission

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of admitting again, or the state of being readmitted

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of admitting again; the state of being readmitted; renewed admission.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of admitting someone again


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  • Cynthia A Fontanella, PhD, the lead researcher, asserted, "Our finding that polypharmacy was associated with an increased risk of readmission is concerning, although not surprising."

    Dana Ullman: Homeopathy: A Healthier Way to Treat Depression?

  • His efforts to gain readmission have been unsuccessful.


  • They are sure soon to recover sufficiently from their terror to solicit for readmission, which is not to be obtained but by repeating a verse, with which those who are knowing and provident are provided.

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  • Political pundits who would have you think that a hospital admission should cure the disease and that a readmission is a sign of doctor or hospital failure know little about the nature of the formidable degenerative diseases that affect the hearts and lungs, bones and brains, and immune systems of the elderly.

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  • One cause of the readmission was a lack of follow up visits and coordinated care post discharge. Home Page

  • The "readmission" requirements themselves were grounded in the power of the houses of Congress to be the judge of their own elections, returns, and qualifications.

    "A 'bill of particulars' against the Constitution."

  • The report considered Ontario offenders over a five-year period beginning in 1991 and showed that the "readmission" rate of non-parolees was almost double that of parolees.

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  • Because the Indian side is not inclined to an agreement which was firmed up 2-3 years back, which includes 5-year visas for Indian businessmen, which includes a clause for "readmission" of illegal migrants who use Russia as a transit country to go to Europe.

  • It is probable that the laws excluding negro testimony from the courts will be repealed in all the States lately in rebellion if it is believed that a satisfactory arrangement of this matter may in any way facilitate the "readmission" of the States, but I apprehend such arrangements will hardly be sufficient to secure to the colored man impartial justice as long as the feelings of the whites are against him and they think that his rights are less entitled to respect than their own.

    Report on the Condition of the South

  • Hospitals will not be reimbursed by Medicare for readmission within 30 days of discharge for patients with heart attack, heart failure, or pneumonia if the hospital's readmission rate is higher than predicted.

    Eliot J. Lazar, MD, MBA: Policy Must Examine the Complexity of Hospital Readmissions


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