deferred admission

deferred admission

A UK term for an admission that occurs when a patient who was on the deferred-admission waiting list for a specialty is admitted to the specialty as an inpatient or day case.
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After graduating with simultaneous bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from Yale, he deferred admission to Harvard Business School to begin preparation for what became Academic Earth.
Gammal III eventually wants a management job in the high-tech industry, and is on his way with deferred admission to Harvard Business School and direct admission to Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management.
The border agent said he could allow Torres back into the country only on a deferred admission, requiring Torres to appear later for a hearing with immigration authorities and a follow-up investigation.
Jackson added: ''It would be cost effective if it deferred admission to a nursing or residential home.
Some of the most selective colleges in the country use deferred admission (normally, admission is deferred a full year after graduation) as a way to deal with special or sensitive applicant cases.
For so long, I've always thought everything was set,'' said Strug, who accepted the scholarship more than a year ago but deferred admission until this fall to prepare for the Olympics.