secondary patient

secondary patient

a person treated during an encounter between a health care provider and another patient, the primary patient, who initiated the encounter (for example, sib of a patient with a communicable disease).
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Notable variables not associated with being a secondary patient included hugging or social kissing; sharing plates, cups, meals, sheesha, or a toilet; and cleaning or feeding the index patient.
The ambulances will include facilities for one primary patient, a secondary patient and space for medical equipment storage.
The second male partner sought care on June 25 from the same infectious disease specialist who had evaluated the secondary patient. He reported experiencing malaise, sore throat, and nasal congestion the day after sexual contact with the secondary patient.
* BACKGROUND Care of a secondary patient (an individual other than the primary patient for an outpatient visit) is common in family practice, but the content of care of this type of patient has not been described.
"The provision of secondary patient care facilitates access to care and thus can be looked at as an added value provided by family physicians," Dr.
Secondary patient transport sitting or a wheelchair with the departure of the province of West Flanders.
Care was provided to a secondary patient during 18% of observed outpatient visits.
Contract notice: Provision of Secondary patient transport by ambulance with departure in antwerp.
The fifth secondary patient was a phlebotomist on the same medical ward as the index patient.
Information about epidemiologically related patients identified from public health investigations was gathered with a standardized data collection form that included the direction of transmission (i.e., whether the contact was a source patient or secondary patient in relation to the index patient or whether the direction of transmission was unknown), the relationship between patients (shared a household, nonhousehold friends or relatives, co-worker, or common source), and the exposure setting (correctional, school or day-care center, workplace, emergency shelter, group quarters, hospital, nursing home, other long-term care facility, or other setting).
Secondary patient transport sitting or a wheelchair as their base the province of East Flanders.
secondary patient transport by ambulance with the departure of the province of east flanders.