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bedside

Academia
adjective Referring to clinical relevance, as in at the bedside, rather than at the (research) bench.
 
Medspeak
adjective Referring to virtual space near a bed.

noun The virtual space by the side of a bed, especially of an ill person, physically and psychologically reserved for a doctor, healer or other person, who provides comfort or assistance.
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Rubelle never disturbed her in the first case, and never startled her in the second, by appearing too suddenly at the bedside in the character of a stranger.
When the Count approached her bedside her eyes, which had been wandering incessantly round and round the room before, settled on his face with a dreadful stare of terror, which I shall remember to my dying day.
He stopped her ladyship at the first step she took towards the bedside.
In the meanwhile we had the Count to consult in any minor difficulty, and we need not unnecessarily disturb our patient in her present weak and nervous condition by the presence of a stranger at her bedside.
5 x D57cm Storage trunks are chic and useful - use at bedsides, as coffee tables or any time you need a surface or storage.
In Wales, five hospitals - the University Hospital of Wales, in Cardiff, Royal Gwent Hospital, in Newport, Nevill Hall, in Abergavenny, Llandudno Hospital and Ysbyty Gwynedd - have installed the Patientline system at hospital bedsides.
Musicians on Call (MOC) was founded in 1999 with the mission of bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities.
that delivers patient education, entertainment and communication services right to the patients' bedsides, 24 hours a day.
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Orange County's premier, not-for-profit hospital, today announced plans to install an innovative, digital interactive communications system at patients' bedsides, featuring services revolutionary to the hospital environment.
The small size and excellent image quality of the system, together with the small footprint and high resolution of the C11 transducer, will make it easier for radiologists to bring high quality imaging into neonatal intensive care units and to the bedsides of these younger patients.
The two companies expect to integrate the capabilities of the i-STAT System into HP's OmniCare patient-monitoring system, which is installed at more than 70,000 bedsides around the world.
The 460 CliniComp computer terminals that access the CIS are located at bedsides, nurses' stations and physicians' offices.