secondary patient

secondary patient

a person treated during an encounter between a health care provider and another patient, the primary patient, who initiated the encounter (for example, sib of a patient with a communicable disease).
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Notable variables not associated with being a secondary patient included hugging or social kissing; sharing plates, cups, meals, sheesha, or a toilet; and cleaning or feeding the index patient.
The ambulances will include facilities for one primary patient, a secondary patient and space for medical equipment storage.
The second male partner sought care on June 25 from the same infectious disease specialist who had evaluated the secondary patient.
BACKGROUND Care of a secondary patient (an individual other than the primary patient for an outpatient visit) is common in family practice, but the content of care of this type of patient has not been described.
When the secondary patient was not present in the office, the primary patient was usually the one who initiated a discussion about care of the secondary patient.
Contract notice: Provision of Secondary patient transport by ambulance with departure in antwerp.
Neither secondary patient used N95 respirators or surgical masks; both did use gloves.
Although the secondary patient most likely benefits from this impromptu care, what are the effects on the primary patient?
Spacelabs Medical, a global leader in patient monitoring systems, announced the launch of its new Clinical Event Interface (CEI) for secondary patient alarm notification.
Secondary patient transport sitting or a wheelchair with the departure of the province of West Flanders.
The fifth secondary patient was a phlebotomist on the same medical ward as the index patient.
whether the contact was a source patient or secondary patient in relation to the index patient or whether the direction of transmission was unknown), the relationship between patients (shared a household, nonhousehold friends or relatives, co-worker, or common source), and the exposure setting (correctional, school or day-care center, workplace, emergency shelter, group quarters, hospital, nursing home, other long-term care facility, or other setting).