patient

[adj] - enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance 2. [adj] - enduring without protest or complaint 3. [n] - a person who requires medical care
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Patient

Patient: A person under health care. The person may be waiting for this care or may be receiving it or may have already received it. There is considerable lack of agreement about the precise meaning of the term 'patient.' It is diversely defined as, for examples: A person who requires medical care. A person receiving medical or dental care or treat...
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Patient

A person who is deemed incapable of handling his/her own affairs by reason of mental incapacity and who is under the jurisdiction of the Court of Protection
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Patient

In general parlance, a person receiving medical treatment but, in law, particularly a person suffering from a mental disorder that makes him unable to manage his own affairs.
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Patient

Pa'tient adjective [ French, from Latin patiens , -entis , present participle of pati to suffer. Confer Pathos , Passion .] 1. Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear. « Patient of severest toil and hardship.»
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Patient

Pa'tient noun 1. ONe who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient. « Malice is a passion so impetuous and precipitate that often involves the agent and the patient Gov. of Tongue. 2. A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- corre...
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Patient

Pa'tient transitive verb To compose, to calm. [ Obsolete] ' Patient yourself, madam.' Shak.
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patient

1. A person who is receiving medical treatment, especially in a hospital. ... 2. A person who is registered with a doctor, dentist, etc and is treated by him when necessary. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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patient

adjective enduring without protest or complaint
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patient

(pa┬┤shәnt) a person who is ill or is undergoing treatment for disease. Some institutions prefer to use other terms, such as client or resident.
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Patient

• (a.) Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent; as, patient endeavor. • (n.) A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- correlative to physician or nurse. • (n.) ONe who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient. • (a.) Undergoing pains, trails, or the like, without murmuring or fretf...
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patient

(from the article `bioethics`) The issues studied in bioethics can be grouped into several categories. One category concerns the relationship between doctor and patient, including ... ...the first drug is preferable to adding another that may have side effects of its own. When a new symptom occurs, a recently initiated drug should ... ...
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patient

1. a person who is receiving medical treatment, especially in a hospital; 2. a person who is registered with a doctor, dentist, etc and is treated by him when necessary.
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patient

patient 1. A person who is under medical care or treatment. 2. A person or thing that undergoes some action. 3. Bearing provocation, annoyance, misfortune, delay, hardship, pain, etc., with fortitude and calm and without complaint, anger, or the like. 4. Characterized by or expressing such a quality; such as, a patient smile. 5. Quietly and steadil...
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Patient

An individual who has established a professional relationship with a dentist for the delivery of dental health care For matters relating to communication of information and consent, this term includes the patient`s parent, caretaker, guardian, or other individual as appropriate...
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patient

Type: Term Pronunciation: pā′shĕnt Definitions: 1. One who is suffering from any disease or behavioral disorder and is under treatment for it.
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Patient

An individual is considered a patient of a 340B covered entity (with the exception of State operated or funded AIDS drug assistance programs) only if
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Patient

[memoir] Patient is the name of a 192-page memoir by musician Ben Watt. It was published May 1, 1997 by Penguin Books (ISBN 0-8021-3583-8). The book dealt largely with Watt`s experience with a rare disease, Churg-Strauss syndrome, and his recovery. ...
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Patient

[grammar] In linguistics, a grammatical patient, also called the target or undergoer, is the participant of a situation upon whom an action is carried out. A patient as differentiated from a theme must undergo a change in state.{example needed} A theme is denoted by{clarification needed|date=February 2014} a stative verb, whereas a patient ...
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Patient

A patient is any recipient of health care services. The patient is most often ill or injured and in need of treatment by a physician, physician assistant, advanced practice registered nurse, psychologist, podiatrist, veterinarian, or other health care provider. ==Etymology== The word patient originally meant `one who suffers`. This English noun .....
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patient

An individual who has established a professional relationship with a dentist for the delivery of dental health care. For matters relating to communication of information and consent this term includes the patient
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Patient

Someone who uses health services. Some people use the terms service user or client instead.
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Patient

The term used by those who take a biomedical approach to the treatment of psychological problems to describe the person being treated.
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