deferred admission

deferred admission

A UK term for an admission that occurs when a patient who was on the deferred-admission waiting list for a specialty is admitted to the specialty as an inpatient or day case.
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* "Admissions," Joshua Harmon's satire about a couple whose son believes his deferred admission to Yale University resulted from reverse discrimination, has been extended.
Gammal III eventually wants a management job in the high-tech industry, and is on his way with deferred admission to Harvard Business School and direct admission to Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management.
The border agent said he could allow Torres back into the country only on a deferred admission, requiring Torres to appear later for a hearing with immigration authorities and a follow-up investigation.
Jackson added: ''It would be cost effective if it deferred admission to a nursing or residential home.''