disposition(redirected from Dispositions)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
1. a tendency, either physical or mental, toward a given disease.
2. the prevailing temperament or character, giving a degree of predictability to the response to a situation or other stimulus.
3. the plan for continuing health care of a patient following discharge from a given health care facility.
dispositionClinical pharmacology The fate of a therapeutic agent after absorption, which corresponds to the sum of its distribution and elimination, including the alpha and beta portions of a declining serum dose
concentration vs time curve. See Distribution Managed careA Pt's destination after discharge from a hospital.
Follow-up list detailed in the health care record, after the initial episode of care, of services and treatments to be provided to the patient.
dispositiona relatively enduring tendency to behave or respond to situations in a typical way. dispositional adj .
setting in place.
the graphic representation of changes in the blood concentration of a drug after administration.
getting a drug into its appropriate position in the body and in an appropriate concentration.