planned-repeat admission

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planned-repeat admission

A UK term for a type of inpatient or day-case admission which occurs when a patient placed on the planned-repeat admission waiting list for a particular specialty (or whose care is planned over a series of admissions for procedures or treatments) is admitted as planned to the specialty as an inpatient or day case. Planned-repeat admissions include patients paired to spend alternate fortnights in hospital, whilst using the same bed.

Examples
Repeat cystoscopy, chemotherapy, respite care.
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We would like to see colleges abide by the guidelines of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), and not a) demand via telephone that students tell them within 24 hours whether they will accept an offer from the waiting list, or b) as in the case of one university, write letters offering students a place on the regular waiting list for free, and a place on the "priority" waiting list for a non-refundable $500 deposit (should the student decide not to accept a waiting list admission offer).
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