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waiting room

n.
A room, as in a railroad station or physician's office, for the use of people waiting.
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* Waiting in queue in waiting rooms, then in exam rooms and then again in the lab or pharmacy requiring patients to take a whole day off from work just to spend 15-20 minutes with the doctor
While you may not be preaching in a hospital waiting room, everyone is waiting for something--be it results of a biopsy, a diagnosis, a reevaluation, the next chemotherapy treatment, a child's decision of what she will do with God's gifts, reconciliation in a relationship, a son to come home from Iraq, death, a cure, a sermon to end, our lost loved ones to hear and believe the Good News, vacation, Jesus.
A standard talking point during waiting room groups, for example, focuses on what men can do to take care of their sexual and reproductive health, their partner's health and the health of their children.
Patients responded to a four-item survey about waiting room and examination room wait times, overall satisfaction with wait time, and time spent with the physician, said Ms.
Of the patients with long waiting room wait times, 44% of those who spent less than 15 minutes with the physician were dissatisfied with their wait time; 16% of those who spent more than 15 minutes with the physician were dissatisfied, Similarly, when the time spent waiting in the examination room was greater than 10 minutes, 66% of patients who spent less than 15 minutes with the physician were dissatisfied with the wait time, while 10% of those who spent more than 15 minutes with the physician were dissatisfied, she said.
Nearly 60% of the physicians said they had never removed a magazine from their waiting room because of content they perceived as unhealthy Of those who had, only 8% had done so because of tobacco content, compared with 8% for religious reasons and 20% because of sexual content.
In addition to modifications to the courtroom that will prevent the child victim from seeing the accused while testifying, the courtroom and waiting room are also wired for two-way communication for the rare instances where a child is unable to testify in the courtroom.
'The All Souls' Waiting Room' is published by 1stBooks Library and is available now.
Forty-five minutes had now passed since Melanie had been called from the waiting room for her appointment.
The brief asked for a main office and meeting room, eight private offices, clients' waiting room and reception, boardroom, library, kitchen and lavatories.
He predicts that this summer our country will receive an invitation to the Eurozone waiting room, as we fully meet all the criteria set by the European Central Bank.
ISLAMABAD -- A number of passengers traveling from Rawalpindi Railway Station to various destinations Wednesday complained about the closure of waiting room as they had to wait for their trains at the platform in chilly gold weather.