hospitalization hospitalization  /ˌhɑs pɪ tə lə ˈzeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a period of time when you are confined to a hospital
  2. (n) the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital
  3. (n) insurance that pays all or part of a patient's hospital expense
  4. (n) placing in medical care in a hospital

Usage(s):

  1. His was the first reimbursement the Service has made for hospitalization in the Orient.
  2. While reporting for my book Binge, I witnessed the hospitalization of several students for acute alcohol poisoning.
  3. Coverage includes lab work, prescriptions, X rays, hospitalization and surgery.

News

  1. Well: Hearing Loss Takes a Health Toll

    Hearing loss in older adults increases the risk for hospitalization and poor health, a new study has found, even taking into account other risk factors.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Social Toll of Hearing Loss Could Be Cause for Alarm

    Higher rates of hospitalization, illness and depression for seniors reported in study
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WebMD

  3. Hearing loss associated with hospitalization, poorer self-reported health

    The authors found that compared with individuals with normal hearing, individuals with hearing loss were more likely to have a positive history for cardiovascular risk factors, have a history of hospitalization in the past year, and have more hospitalizations.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "Her current hospitalization was necessary because of her loss of appetite, caused by fluid buildup in her stomach area," Senator Aquino reported on Thursday, adding that members of the Aquino family "remain in complete trust in God's...
    on Jul 2, 2009 By: Corazon Aquino Source: Business Mirror

  2. "I have been in prison for an entire year and my health is deteriorating. I need lengthy hospitalization," Shalit said. "I regret the lack of interest of the Israeli government and military in my case ...... Just as I have parents, a mother...
    on Jun 25, 2007 By: Gilad Shalit Source: Reuters Canada

  3. "Right now, I'm in huge trouble in that the hospital is suing me for $35,000, which is terrifying, and the rub is that I have health insurance," Chesnutt tells Spinner. "I have hospitalization insurance, for which I pay almost $500 a month,...
    on Oct 22, 2009 By: Vic Chesnutt Source: Spinner

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