Definition of Inpatient

1. Noun. A patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated.

Exact synonyms: Inmate
Generic synonyms: Patient
Antonyms: Outpatient



Definition of Inpatient

1. n. A patient who receives lodging and food, as well as treatment, in a hospital or an infirmary; -- distinguished from outpatient.

Definition of Inpatient

1. Noun. A patient whose treatment needs at least one night's residence in a hospital; a hospitalized patient. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inpatient

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Inpatient

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1. Overview of Addiction Treatment Effectiveness by Mim J. Landry (1996)
"For example, inpatient treatment can provide 24-hour care, medical and nursing supervision, a controlled environment, and numerous treatment components. ..."

2. Supporting Congressional Oversight: Budgetary Implications of Selected Gao edited by Paul L. Posner (2002)
"VA has downsized its inpatient volume by 35 percent over the last 5 years ... As a result of the reduction in inpatient volume, the volume of inpatient food ..."

3. Mental Health, United States, 1996 edited by Ronald W. Manderscheid, Mary A. Sonnenschein (1998)
"Figure 7.1 Percent distribution of inpatient and residential treatment beds by type of mental health organization, United States: Selected years, ..."

4. Mental Health, United States, 1994 edited by Ronald W. Manderscheid, Mary A. Sonnenschein (1995)
"Volume of Services inpatient Additions and Resident Patients The number of inpatient ... In 1969 almost three-quarters of the inpatient additions were about ..."

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