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patient  


      adj  
1    calm, composed, enduring, long-suffering, persevering, persistent, philosophical, quiet, resigned, self-possessed, serene, stoical, submissive, uncomplaining, untiring  
2    accommodating, even-tempered, forbearing, forgiving, indulgent, lenient, mild, tolerant, understanding  
      n  
3    case, invalid, sick person, sufferer  
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patient  

  ( patients    plural  )
1       n-count   A patient is a person who is receiving medical treatment from a doctor or hospital. A patient is also someone who is registered with a particular doctor.  
The earlier the treatment is given, the better the patient's chances..., He specialized in treatment of cancer patients.     
2       adj   If you are patient, you stay calm and do not get annoyed, for example when something takes a long time, or when someone is not doing what you want them to do.,   (Antonym: impatient)    Please be patient<endash>your cheque will arrive..., He was endlessly kind and patient with children.     
  patiently      adv   ADV with v  
She waited patiently for Frances to finish.     


in-patient        ( in-patients    plural  ) , inpatient   An in-patient is someone who stays in hospital while they receive their treatment.      n-count  
  (Antonym: out-patient)   

      In-patient is also an adjective., adj   ADJ n  
...inpatient hospital care.     

Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  

Intubated Patient n.
a patient who lost is tracheal reflexes by general anesthesia or Coma ; state whos trache has been protected by a tube that permits artificial ventilation.
Medical term

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n.
Patient that has lost reactivity , reactions to stimulations, reflexes (Areflexia) = Dead or Comatous
exp.
humanitarian compassive care for avoiding suffering of a terminal state patient
Medical term
n.
First patient transport from the prehospital scene towards first admitting hospital
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
n.
patient in prehospital setting in Profound Coma or in Cardiac Arrest that could be a Donor afer hospital verification of cerebral death and none contraindications
n.
nurse manned MICU for stable intensive care patients

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