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readmission

An event which occurs when a patient is admitted as an inpatient to any specialty in any UK hospital within a specified time period (i.e., within 28 days) of discharge from a continuous inpatient stay.

readmission

Managed care The admission of a Pt to a health care facility for a condition–eg, stroke, MI, GI bleeding, hip fracture, cancer surgery, shortly after discharge. See nth admission. Cf Admission, Discharge.

readmission

(rē″ăd-mish′ŏn) [ re- + admission]
The return of a patient to inpatient hospital care shortly after discharge (typically within 30 days of discharge).
readmit (-mit′)
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Abe decided Monday to readmit 11 of the 12 independents who filed a joint petition for readmission earlier that day as they pledged never again to go against the party and agreed to support his policy agenda, except for veteran lawmaker Takeo Hiranuma who refused to offer a similar pledge.
Abe, the LDP's president, said Monday his party will readmit 11 of the 12 lawmakers it ousted last year after they pledged to support the privatization of Japan Post among other conditions.
A girl who suffered brain damage as a baby when doctors refused to readmit her to a special care unit and treat her for a cough was yesterday awarded pounds 2.
Of the 12 lawmakers who submitted a joint petition earlier in the day, however, Abe said his party will not readmit Takeo Hiranuma, a veteran lawmaker who refused to attach a written pledge to accept the LDP's conditions that include promising to support the privatization of Japan Post.
WELSH Secretary Peter Hain acknowledged today that he gave his blessing to a pre-war attempt by Middle East foreign ministers to persuade Saddam Hussein to readmit UN weapons inspectors - but was unsurprised when it came to nothing.
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is set to readmit Monday 11 of the so-called ''postal rebels'' who former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi purged last year for opposing his postal privatization scheme.
Hiranuma, who wants the LDP to ''unconditionally'' readmit all the postal rebels now acting as independents, discussed the conditions with fellow postal rebels later, but they did not reach any conclusion and decided to meet again Friday, they said.
THE United States was today poised to set a deadline for Iraq to readmit weapons inspectors.
So far we've never had to readmit a child after discharge or extend the incision because the minimally invasive procedure wasn't successful," says Dr.
15 to readmit some of the lawmakers it effectively expelled last year after they opposed then Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's pet project of privatizing Japan's postal services, party members said Monday.
The communist state abandoned the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, aimed at stopping the spread of weapons, one week after being given a last chance to readmit UN nuclear inspectors kicked out on New Year's Eve.
The meeting comes on the same day US president George Bush makes a key speech to the United Nations General Assembly, where he was expected to say that the time has come ``to deal with the problem'' of Iraq and to compel Saddam to readmit weapons inspectors and disarm.