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the term most often used as a synonym for a patient who receives health care in an ambulatory care setting, especially when health maintenance rather than illness care is the primary service provided. Sometimes this term is preferred to denote a collaborative relationship rather than a hierarchical one.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


A program that makes a service request of another program, usually running on a server, which then fulfills the request. Web browsers are clients that request HTML files from web servers.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.


Psychology Patient Any person who is voluntarily or involuntarily receiving mental health services or substance abuse services from any mental health service provider
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


A patron or customer; one who receives a professional service from another; one who seeks or receives advice or therapy from a health care professional.
Compare: patient
[L. cliens, protégé, dependent]
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Patient discussion about client

Q. I ask a client's Dr. to script flexaril for a lower back spasm and he made it for a drug called zanaflex? I am unfamiliar with zanaflex, what is the difference between it and flexaril 25mg? Benefits? Risks? I got him to order the air mattress and extended bed because client is 6'3" and is already bedridden on my 1st day..try to beat the skin breakdown, already stage I decubitis ulcers. I tried to talk the client into slideboard and lift away arm wheelchair...noway..he wants to walk bent with a rolling walker. He already had a lift chair delivered, so he just goes from bed to lift chair. He refuses to let me bathe him. He can't see, and he has me check his draw up on insulin to make sure it's right. He sends the P.T. man right back out the door after he signs the sheet. Difficult pt.!

A. Flexeril and Zanaflex are different drugs but are both muscle relaxants. There are hardly any differences between the two, clinically wise. If the doctor thought one is better than the other for your client I would suggest you take his advice and use the one he gave you.

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Now let us consider what could happen when a client application does not satisfy the Music Warehouse's trust assumptions.
In this case, the client application will send another request object into the CRMQ, but this object will have its request type set to stop receiving images.
For the development of the Client application could be used the Java Platform for Mobile Devices (J2ME) or C++ for Symbian.
The company said the new release is almost identical to the Smart Client application, enabling the user to drag and drop items within the application and rearrange content.
This new VoIP capability can be used in VoIP phones, not only in a LAN network, but can also be used in such PSTN applications as public and home phones, security systems, and other user defined client applications. SmartStack VoIP includes the speech codec to manage the voice compression and decompression, the Internet protocols stack, and the physical layer software (soft modem for PSTN or soft MAC for Ethernet LANs).
The company said that the addition of the eMotive solution will strengthen its offering to wireless service providers, which spans both messaging applications for legacy 2/2.5G subscriber bases and social push-media client applications for 3G subscribers.
The new feature - called Auto-Link Recovery (ALR) - provides RiverWorks' RiverPilor VPN client application with support for transparent failover to a secondary RiverWorks system in the event that the primary system fails or is unreachable due to Internet congestion, an ISP outage or router malfunction.
The client application will enable users to switch seamlessly between messaging services to keep in touch with friends and colleagues who use different IM platforms.
Extended Systems has released RPM (Remote Procedure Middleware) Server, a middle-tier software system that allows application developers to move database processing from the client application to the database server.