patient

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noun
ADJECTIVE
AIDS, cancer, cardiac, diabetic, heart, etc.
surgical, transplant

developments that will help surgical patients recover more quickly

mental, psychiatric
depressed, mentally ill
seriously ill, severely ill, terminally ill
high-risk (esp. AmE), vulnerable (esp. BrE)
hospital
private (esp. BrE)

He only takes private patients.

elderly, older
adult, child
paediatric/pediatric
VERB + PATIENT
assess, examine, see, treat

She sees an average of 35 patients every day.

admit

The patient was admitted to hospital yesterday.

discharge

patients waiting to be discharged from hospital

refer (to sb/sth), transfer (to sth)
PATIENT + VERB
develop sth, have sth, suffer from sth

The patient has a severe heart condition.

suffer sth

patients who have suffered a heart attack

be diagnosed with sth

The patient was first diagnosed with malaria.

present with sth

Many patients present with conditions that cannot be easily diagnosed.

respond (to sth)

These patients are responding well to the new drug.

improve
receive sth, undergo sth

Patients undergoing chemotherapy may be at a higher risk of infection.

PATIENT + NOUN
care
PREPOSITION
patient with

patients with liver disease

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adj.
VERBS
be, sound
remain
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
incredibly
endlessly (esp. BrE), infinitely
PREPOSITION
about

She's been extremely patient about it all.

with

He was endlessly patient with the children.


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  • Patient(in) — Patient(in) …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • patient — patient, iente [ pasjɑ̃, jɑ̃t ] adj. et n. • 1120; lat. patiens, patientis I ♦ Adj. 1 ♦ Qui a de la patience (I, 1o), fait preuve de patience. « Mais le Vieux, qui n était pas patient, cria : Enfin, fous moi donc la paix ! » (Ch. L. Philippe).… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • patient — patient, ente (pa si an, an t ) adj. 1°   Terme didactique. Qui souffre, reçoit l impression d un agent. •   Dans les passions comme nous les considérons, l âme est patiente, et elle ne préside pas aux dispositions du corps, mais elle y sert,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • patient — Patient, [pati]ente. adj. Qui reçoit l impression d un agent physique. En ce sens il est renfermé dans le dogmatique. Tous les estres à l égard les uns des autres sont agents ou patiens. Il sign. aussi, Qui souffre les adversitez, les injures,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Patient — Pa tient, n. 1. One who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient. [1913 Webster] Malice is a passion so impetuous and precipitate that it often involves the agent and the patient. Gov. of Tongue. [1913 Webster] 2. A person under …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Patient — Pa tient (p[=a] shent), 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. [1913 Webster] Patient of severest toil and hardship. Bp. Fell. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Patient 13 — jeu de rôle Auteur Anthony Combrexelle Illustrateurs Anthony Combrexelle Willy Favre Matthias Haddad Éditeur John Doe Date de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • patient — [pā′shənt] adj. [ME pacient < OFr < L patiens, patient, prp. of pati: see PASSION] 1. bearing or enduring pain, trouble, etc. without complaining or losing self control 2. refusing to be provoked or angered, as by an insult; forbearing;… …   English World dictionary

  • patient — Under Title 11 U.S.C. Section 101: (40A) The term patient means any individual who obtains or receives services from a health care business. (40B) The term patient records means any written document relating to a patient or a record recorded in a …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • Patient — Sm std. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Übernommen aus l. patiēns ( entis) duldend, leidend , dem PPräs. von l. patī (passus sum) erdulden, hinnehmen, sich in einer Stimmung befinden .    Ebenso nndl. patiənt, ne. patient, nfrz. patient, nschw. patient,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Patient — [Basiswortschatz (Rating 1 1500)] Auch: • Patientin Bsp.: • Er ist Patient im Allgemeinen Krankenhaus. • Ich war der einzige Patient im Wartezimmer …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

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