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hospitalization

 [hos″pit'l-ĭ-za´shun]
1. the placing of a patient in a hospital.
2. the period of confinement in a hospital.
partial hospitalization a psychiatric treatment program for patients who do not need full-time hospitalization, involving a special facility or an arrangement within a hospital setting to which the patient may come for treatment during the day and return home at night (day hospital); or return at night after a day in the community (night hospital); or return for weekends only (weekend hospital).

hos·pi·tal·i·za·tion

(hos'pi-tăl-i-zā'shŭn),
Confinement in a hospital as a patient for diagnostic study and treatment.

hospitalization

/hos·pi·tal·iza·tion/ (hos″pĭ-t'l-ĭ-za´shun)
1. the placing of a patient in a hospital for treatment.
2. the term of confinement in a hospital.

partial hospitalization  a psychiatric treatment program for patients who do not need full-time hospitalization, involving a special facility or an arrangement within a hospital setting to which the patient may come for treatment during the days, the nights, or the weekends only.

hospitalization

(hŏs′pĭ-tl-ĭ-zā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of placing a person in a hospital as a patient.
b. The condition of being hospitalized.
2. Insurance that fully or partially covers a patient's hospital expenses.

hospitalization

The period of confinement in a health care facility that begins with a Pt's admission and ends with discharge; hospitalization also refers to a group health insurance program that pays employees all the expenses incurred during a period of hospitalization, including hospital costs per se–part A, and part or all of the physicians' costs–part B. See Bed, Involuntary hospitalization, Part A, Part B, Per diem.

hos·pi·tal·i·za·tion

(hos'pi-tăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
Placing a patient in a hospital for diagnostic study and treatment.
Synonym(s): hospitalisation.

hos·pi·tal·i·za·tion

(hos'pi-tăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
Confinement in a hospital as a patient for diagnostic study and treatment.
Synonym(s): hospitalisation.

hospitalization

1. the placing of a patient in a hospital.
2. the period of confinement in a hospital.

Patient discussion about hospitalization

Q. I need to know when do the patient require hospitalization for bipolar? Hello everyone, I need to know when do the patient require hospitalization for bipolar and what are the factors decide on the duration of their stay?

A. There are many factors that can lead to hospitalization. It can be simply that the patient needs to be monitored while their medications are tweaked. It may be because the patient is in risk of harming themselves, or someone else. It may be that the patient is manic to a point where they may harm themselves. The stay in the hospital will also very depending on their symptoms and how quickly they can be controlled with medications and theropy. Sometimes a hospital stay could be very good for the patient and has often been a factor in saving lives.

Q. how long is a patient diagnosed with diverticulitis stay in the hospital How long is the observation period a patient diagnosed with diverticulitis

A. Simple diverticulitis may be treated as outpatient without hospitalization. Complicated cases are usually admitted and treated with antibiotics for several days.

You may read more here:
www.nlm.nih.gov/MEDLINEPLUS/ency/article/000257.htm

Q. I absolutely hate hospitals and doctors offices and can't stand them. any advice? I was very accident prone growing up so i have a lot of bad memories from the hospital and doctors offices that affect me today. Every time i get hurt or sick i refuse to go to get checked out and recently i did something to my wrist i was worried that i did something bad to it but i still wouldn't go. I'm better now but i need to get over my fears so i can handle these visits to the doctors or I'm worried something bad could happen in the future. Does anyone have any advice on what i should do?

A. this fear surly comes from places you know about. this is a first step! congratulations :).
now you have to figure what to do with them- that a very good situation to be in. all you have to do is choose how you want to overcome your fears. my advise to you is getting a psychologist that specialized in phobias. he can direct you to the next step much better then anyone else. you can also try Biofeedback, a treatment that helps you control your body reactions-
http://psychotherapy.com/bio.html
but i would let the psychologist recommend me a kind of therapy..
good luck!

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