A patient who receives medical treatment without being admitted to a hospital: attending a clinic as an outpatient [as modifier]: treatment is done on an outpatient basis
More example sentences
- The patients attended the outpatient clinic every three or four months as part of routine follow up.
- The hospital authorities must know the number of staff on each shift and the average number of outpatients attending clinics.
- It can be performed in an outpatients clinic, allowing patients to return home the same day.
Definition of outpatient in:
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