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  • adj.capable, willing to endure
  • nounperson being treated for medical problem

synonyms for patient

  • calm
  • forgiving
  • gentle
  • quiet
  • tolerant
  • long-suffering
  • understanding
  • accommodating
  • composed
  • easy-going
  • enduring
  • even-tempered
  • forbearing
  • imperturbable
  • indulgent
  • lenient
  • meek
  • mild
  • mild-tempered
  • persevering
  • persistent
  • philosophic
  • philosophical
  • resigned
  • self-possessed
  • serene
  • stoical
  • submissive
  • tranquil
  • uncomplaining
  • unruffled
  • untiring
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antonyms for patient

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  • agitated
  • loud
  • rough
  • troubled
  • violent
  • wild
  • frustrated
  • impatient
  • intolerant
  • unwilling
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For example, a patient may be allergic to an excipient in the newly refilled medicine with a different manufacturer.
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Eleven health care providers — seven doctors, four nurses, a patient councillor and an endocrinologist — participated in the training.
BOTSWANA GROUP WORKS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE FOR TRANS, INTERSEX PEOPLEMICHAEL K. LAVERSSEPTEMBER 14, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
An early look at 45 patients shows that people who did the nose rinses, either saline alone or saline with soap, got rid of their headaches and nose congestion about a week earlier than the people who didn’t use rinses.
TREATMENTS THAT TARGET THE CORONAVIRUS IN THE NOSE MIGHT HELP PREVENT COVID-19LAURA SANDERSSEPTEMBER 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Cardiac MRIs revealed signs of heart inflammation in 60 of these patients after their infection.
COLLEGE ATHLETES SHOW SIGNS OF POSSIBLE HEART INJURY AFTER COVID-19AIMEE CUNNINGHAMSEPTEMBER 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
However, case-patients were more likely to have reported dining at a restaurant… in the 2 weeks before illness onset than were control-participants.
THERE’S NOW EVEN MORE EVIDENCE THAT RESTAURANT DINING SHARPLY INCREASES COVID SPREADSY MUKHERJEESEPTEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
Because the study considered only hospitalized patients, it can’t say what the risk is for young adults in general who are infected with the coronavirus, he says.
A SOBERING BREAKDOWN OF SEVERE COVID-19 CASES SHOWS YOUNG ADULTS CAN’T DISMISS ITERIN GARCIA DE JESUSSEPTEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In my research as an economist, I investigate the effects of government insurance programs on patient care, pricing, and innovation across the health system.
TIMES OF STRIFE CAN LEAD TO MEDICAL INNOVATION—WHEN GOVERNMENTS ARE WILLINGBY JEFFREY CLEMENS/THE CONVERSATIONSEPTEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
She issued many exemptions for patients with a history of autoimmune disease — which goes against guidance from the American Academy of Pediatricians and other organizations.
MORNING REPORT: HOTEL WORKERS WANT THEIR JOBS BACKVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Preserving the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program is one of the best ways to ensure widespread participation by doctors, nurses, and patients in vaccination campaigns.
GUTTING THIS FEDERAL PROGRAM COULD UNDERMINE AMERICANS’ CONFIDENCE IN A COVID VACCINEJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
She said that patients without the right paperwork were not granted an appointment and never charged.
VACCINE EXEMPTION DOCTOR ON PROBATION, CAN NO LONGER WRITE EXEMPTIONSWILL HUNTSBERRYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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