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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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Influent's need for additional domestic capacity has been spurred by the recent award of several new customer contracts as well as the continuing successful growth of existing client programs.
The Client Programs Department established the Children/Teens with MS Support Network in 1990 to encourage peer contact among teens and older children, and to offer their parents opportunities to problem-solve and support each other.
To be available to Internet users requires not only "content"--the information and possibly programs you want Internet users to be able to access--but also one or more server programs that can access this information in response to queries from client programs. Examples include a WWW server (a.k.a.
SCR's Clinical Pharmacology Research Unit has been expanding capabilities and capacity for client programs since 2007 when the unit opened.
"Your doctor should be able to provide documentation of what is essential for your care," said Nancy Law, head of the Society's client programs. She recommends asking the physician for assistance at this point.
Winners of PPAI Pyramid Awards are recognized for the outstanding, creative use of promotional products in a variety of client programs and campaigns.
In this way, the solution helps ensure system uptime, supporting the successful execution and management of client programs and associated service level agreements.
I spoke to Nancy Law, LSW, who is vice president for Client Programs at the National MS Society.
At Walt & Company, Seaberg implemented strategic counsel for client programs, including brand positioning, budget accounting, media and analyst relations, social media content and event coordinating.

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