Definition of inpatient in English:

inpatient

Syllabification: in·pa·tient
Pronunciation: /ˈinˌpāSHənt
 
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noun

  • A patient who stays in a hospital while under treatment.
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    • Yet strangely it has no effective role in treating the most common type of anaemia to affect hospital inpatients.
    • It has been estimated that, among hospital inpatients with delirium, less than half have fully recovered by the time of discharge.
    • You may receive your treatment as an inpatient, as an outpatient in the clinic, or at home.

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