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In general, the rights of a patient are concerned with the patient being fully informed about his or her illness, the diagnostic and therapeutic measures anticipated, and the written records of the care received. The patient has the right to considerate and respectful care, delivered in response to a request for services and in a manner that provides continuity of care. In regard to payment for services, the patient has the right to examine and receive an explanation of the bill regardless of source of payment.
A person with a medical condition who participates in a clinical trial. Often used synonymously with subject, though not all subjects in a clinical trial are patients (may also include healthy volunteers).
A person under a physician's care for a particular disease or condition.
patientMedtalk A person receiving health care. See Crossover patient, Difficult patient, Expectant patient, Good patient, Index patient, Negative patient, Noncompliant patient, Orphan patient, Outpatient, Private patient, Problem patient, Professional patient, Qualified patient, Qualifying patient, Service patient, Standardized patient, Violent/combative patient, Wandering patient.
Compare: case (1) , client
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