Definition of Hospitalization

1. Noun. A period of time when you are confined to a hospital. "Now they try to shorten the patient's hospitalization"

Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Derivative terms: Hospitalize



2. Noun. The condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital. "He hoped to avoid the expense of hospitalization"
Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Derivative terms: Hospitalize

3. Noun. Insurance that pays all or part of a patient's hospital expense.
Exact synonyms: Hospitalization Insurance
Generic synonyms: Health Insurance

4. Noun. Placing in medical care in a hospital.
Exact synonyms: Hospital Care, Hospitalisation
Generic synonyms: Medical Aid, Medical Care
Derivative terms: Hospitalise, Hospitalize

Definition of Hospitalization

1. Noun. The hospitalizing of a patient, the condition of being hospitalized, or the period a patient stays in hospital. ¹

2. Noun. Insurance that pays a patient's expenses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hospitalization

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hospitalization

1. The confinement of a patient in a hospital. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hospitalization

hospital ward
hospitaler
hospitalisable
hospitalisation
hospitalisations
hospitalise
hospitalised
hospitalises
hospitalising
hospitalism
hospitalist
hospitalists
hospitalities
hospitality
hospitalizable
hospitalization (current term)
hospitalization insurance
hospitalizations
hospitalize
hospitalized
hospitalizes
hospitalizing
hospitaller
hospitallers
hospitals
hospitate
hospitation
hospitia
hospiticide
hospiticides

Literary usage of Hospitalization

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Overview of Addiction Treatment Effectiveness by Mim J. Landry (1996)
"This continuum of treatment includes (1) inpatient hospitalization, (2) residential treatment, (3) intensive outpatient treatment, and (4) outpatient ..."

2. Report on Medical and Surgical Developments of the War by William Seaman Bainbridge (1919)
"FIXATION OF THE BASE OF hospitalization AND THE SURGICAL MEASURES NEEDED FOR AN ... Their debit and their hospitalization. 3. Their surgical liquidation. 1. ..."

3. Supplement ... to the Public Health Reports by United States Public Health Service (1921)
"... —hospitalization—Removal of Patients and Contaminated Articles—Concurrent ... and Well Persons—Attendance at Schools and Gatherings—hospitalization, ..."

4. Employee Benefits in Medium and Large Private Establishments (1993) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Non-HMO plan participants generally pay a higher percentage of total health care expenses than HMO participants.9 Alternatives to hospitalization To help ..."

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