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census

 
an official count. In the hospital setting, the total number of patients admitted to the facility by midnight, or sometimes at another time of the day or evening.
average daily census the average number of patients per day in a hospital over a given period of time; admitted patients and outpatients are counted separately.

cen·sus

(sen'sŭs),
An enumeration of a population, originally for taxation and military purposes, now with many other purposes; basic facts about all people (for example, age, gender, occupation, nature of residence) are recorded in the census, which often also includes some information about health status.
[L., fr. censeo, to count]

census

Etymology: L, censere, to assess
1 an enumeration of the population, usually conducted periodically as a function of an official agency. In addition to counting heads, the census often collects information about members of a household, sources of income, types of dwellings, and matters relating to the health of the community.
2 in the hospital setting, the number of patients in the hospital.

census

Hospital care
1. The number of inpatients–ie occupied beds in a service, unit, ward, or in the entire hospital or health care facility, exclusive of newborns.
2. A list of Pts in a service, unit, ward, or the entire hospital. See Bed. Cf Bypass.

cen·sus

(sen'sŭs)
An enumeration of a population, originally for taxation and military purposes, now with many other purposes; basic facts about all persons (e.g., age, sex, occupation, nature of residence) are recorded in the census, which often also includes some information about health status.
[L., fr. censeo, to count]

census

measurement of a parameter of population by total counts of individuals—a full muster.
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