hospital record

n.

The medical record for a patient generated during a period of hospitalization, usually including written accounts of consultants' opinions as well as nurses' observations and treatments.

Nearby words

  1. hospital corner,
  2. hospital formulary,
  3. hospital gangrene,
  4. hospital light,
  5. hospital pass,
  6. hospital ship,
  7. hospital train,
  8. hospitaler,
  9. hospitalers,
  10. hospitalet


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