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

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This reflects a national trend which has seen outpatients' attendances rise by 3.9% since 2011/12.
For outpatients, the most common types of adverse events were diagnostic (46%), treatment (30%), and surgical (14%).
The current study was undertaken to assess the attitudes, experiences, training levels, and interest in future education regarding the use of hypnosis by staff physicians, medical resident physicians, family practice outpatients, and psychiatry outpatients.
The department is adjacent to a new outpatient suite consisting of a number of rooms to support general outpatients within the Conwy & Denbighshire Trust.
There was no significant difference in age or gender between the inpatients and outpatients. But the operating room time was shorter for outpatients--102 minutes, compared with 144 minutes for inpatients.
GOOD Hope Hospital has opened a new outpatient department for local children and has been packed with toys for the youngsters.
The proportions of isolates for the 2 years were similar for outpatients (27.5% in 2000 and 28.9% in 2002); the rest of the isolates were from inpatients.
The programme combines two separate but interrelated institutions, each with their own wards, operating and outpatient provision, backed up by shared diagnostic, emergency and general services.
Patients were asked: Overall, how would you rate the quality of the care you received in the last 2 months (for outpatients) or in the hospital (for inpatients)?
PHILADELPHIA -- Outpatient treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease is safe for adolescent girls, even though almost a quarter of patients fail outpatient treatment and require hospitalization, based on a review of 145 patients at one hospital.
But the plan aims to ensure that by the end of March, no-one has to wait longer than 26 weeks for an outpatients appointment, with a maximum of 13 weeks by summer.
Breaking down the number of medication error deaths into outpatient and inpatient categories, Phillips said death rates increased for both, but that the "increase was especially marked for outpatients." Outpatient deaths increased eightfold between 1983 and 1993, and inpatient deaths more than doubled.
This retrospective, propensity-matched cohort study compared rates of adverse events in 1127 patients with acute PE managed in the hospital vs outpatient setting.1 Patients were classified as outpatients if they were discharged from the ED or discharged from the hospital within 48 hours of admission.