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reception order

Saltos de línea: re¦cep|tion order

Definición de reception order en inglés:

sustantivo

British
An order authorizing the admission and detention of a patient in a psychiatric hospital.
Example sentences
  • This committee can discharge the patient but the patient cannot be readmitted on the basis of the original reception order.
  • The medical officer may, after examining the patient, make a Reception Order.
  • No person admitted on the request of another person can be kept in the mental hospital for more than 90 days unless admitted under a Reception Order.

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