Definition of Outpatient

A patient who comes to the hospital, clinic, or another medical facility for diagnosis and/or treatment but is not hospitalised (does not occupy a bed or ward). Outpatient care is called ambulatory care.

Outpatient is from the group

Patient

Other Names for Outpatient

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Topics #Outpatient outpatient