ambulatory care

World English Dictionary
ambulatory care
care given at a hospital to non-resident patients, including minor surgery and outpatient treatment

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Main Entry:  ambulatory care
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any non-emergency or outpatient medical care at a clinic, doctor's office, or hospital
Example:  A general checkup is considered ambulatory care.
Etymology:  from ambulatory 'able to walk'
Usage:  medicine's 21st Century Lexicon
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