LODGED PATIENT

A PATIENT temporarily accommodated in an Emergency Care Department or elsewhere for whom a DECISION TO ADMIT has been made; but who remains waiting in the nursing care of the Emergency Care Department for longer than is appropriate for his/her condition before moving to a WARD.

Description

A PATIENT temporarily accommodated in an Emergency Care Department or elsewhere for whom a DECISION TO ADMIT has been made; but who remains waiting in the nursing care of the Emergency Care Department for longer than is appropriate for his/her condition before moving to a WARD.

This occurs in cases where:

Relationships

Each LODGED PATIENT

Key Relationship Class
Key may be the subject of one or more LODGED PATIENT
must be the responsibility of one and only one ORGANISATION

Also Known As

This class is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural LODGED PATIENTS