mean stay

mean stay

An NHS statistic defined as the average length of stay of inpatients within a specialty or significant facility over any period of time, which is calculated as number of occupied bed days/inpatient discharges.
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Mind you, I was nine and she was referring to changing my vest from wincyette to lightweight cotton, and she really did mean stay wrapped up until June 1.
In commenting on this study, The Hastings Center Report recently pointed out: "Although the mean stay in the hospital was just over 12 days, one comatose patient lingered for more than four months, running up a hospital bill of $95,144.
Patients who underwent early colonoscopy had a mean stay of 5 days vs.
I don't mean stay until the end of the season, I mean for at least 10 more years.