Definition of Patients. Meaning of Patients. Synonyms of Patients

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Definition of Patients

Patient
Patient Pa"tient, a. [F., fr. L. patiens, -entis, p. pr. of pati to suffer. Cf. Pathos, Passion.] 1. Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear. Patient of severest toil and hardship. --Bp. Fell. 2. Undergoing pains, trails, or the like, without murmuring or fretfulness; bearing up with equanimity against trouble; long-suffering. 3. Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent; as, patient endeavor. Whatever I have done is due to patient thought. --Sir I. Newton. 4. Expectant with calmness, or without discontent; not hasty; not overeager; composed. Not patient to expect the turns of fate. --Prior. 5. Forbearing; long-suffering. Be patient toward all men. --1 Thess. v. 14.
Patient
Patient Pa"tient, n. 1. ONe who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient. Malice is a passion so impetuous and precipitate that often involves the agent and the patient. --Gov. of Tongue. 2. A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- correlative to physician or nurse. Like a physician, . . . seeing his patient in a pestilent fever. --Sir P. Sidney. In patient, a patient who receives lodging and food, as treatment, in a hospital or an infirmary. Out patient, one who receives advice and medicine, or treatment, from an infirmary.
Patient
Patient Pa"tient, v. t. To compose, to calm. [Obs.] ``Patient yourself, madam.' --Shak.

Meaning of Patients from wikipedia

- doctor-patient relationship has sometimes been characterized as silencing the voice of patients. It is now widely agreed that putting patients at the...
- And, raise awareness among patients about their rights. The Charter of Patients' Rights lists seventeen rights that patients are entitled to: Right to...
- Prevention (CDC), one of the earliest recorded HIV-patients was code-named "patient O", which stands for "patient out of California". The letter O, however, was...
- confusing patient input (information provided by patients and patient groups taking part in HTA) with patient-based evidence (robust research into patients' needs...
- emphasis on radiation protection of patients is helping in developing strategies to reduce radiation doses to patient without compromising on diagnostic...
- Patient zero may refer to: In medical science, the index case or the first do****ented patient in a disease epidemic within a po****tion Gaëtan Dugas (1953–1984)...
- heavy patients to be transferred while decreasing stress on caregivers while also reducing the number of nursing staff required to move patients. It also...
- hit over the head by one of the patients he tormented and wakes up in a straight jacket, surrounded by the patients who he has been tormenting. Just...
- little contact with patients. The quality of the patient–physician relationship is important to both parties. The doctor and patient's values and perspectives...
- Patient advocacy is an area of specialization in health care concerned with advocacy for patients, survivors, and caregivers. The patient advocate may...
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