Example sentences for: patient

How can you use “patient” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Haloperidol given intravenously, subcutaneously, or rectally may be effective [ 95 ] . A more sedating alternative is chlorpromazine given intravenously or rectally [ 96 ] . Barbiturates or propofol have been suggested as alternatives for the patient who is particularly difficult to control [ 97 98 ] .

  • In a study at Army training centers, Brundage and colleagues detected significantly higher rates of febrile respiratory illness among building occupants housed in modern barracks with low outdoor air ventilation rates as compared to soldiers housed in older barracks with higher ventilation rates [ 2 ] . In a study conducted during the Gulf War, Richards and his colleagues concluded that upper respiratory symptoms were more frequent in troops housed in air-conditioned barracks when compared to those that were housed in non-air-conditioned barracks, open warehouses or tents [ 3 ] . In a hospital-based study, an outbreak of varicella virus was explained by airflow studies, which demonstrated the spread of airborne virus from an infected patient housed in an isolation room to 15 other patients [ 1 ] . In a study conducted during a pneumococcal disease epidemic in a crowded jail, it was shown that attack rates were 95% higher in cells with the lowest volume of air supply per person [ 4 ] .

  • “It doesn't matter if you are a patient, but it does matter if you are trying to develop the next drug,” says Cy Stein, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City.

  • Only patient 24 developed anuria and serious impairment in renal function requiring CVVHD (Table 2).

  • Costs presented in this report were the sum of the amount paid by the insurer and the patient.


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