- a patient who stays in a hospital while receiving medical care or treatment.
Origin of inpatient
Examples from the Web for inpatient
Contemporary Examples of inpatient
Medisave accounts are used mostly for inpatient expenses, but also some outpatient ones.Conservatives go to Court to Stop Free-Market Healthcare
March 13, 2012
Historical Examples of inpatient
I am inpatient to introduce you to that Society, which you were born to ornament and charm.The Belle's Stratagem
But seeing that the young man heeded him not, he muttered an inpatient "Teremtette!"
A volunteer probably will answer your call and should be able to direct you to inpatient facilities available in your area.
Most health insurance programs cover most of the costs of inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, for several weeks or months.
Finally, if you are unable to control an addiction to drugs or alcohol, inpatient care is more likely to be effective.
- a hospital patient who occupies a bed for at least one night in the course of treatment, examination, or observationCompare outpatient
Word Origin and History for inpatient
- A patient who is admitted to a hospital or clinic for treatment that requires at least one overnight stay.