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Phrases related to: in the hospital

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bed blockerAn elderly hospitalized person who is too infirm to return home but not sufficiently ill to necessitate continued hospitalization, creating a situation in which his or her hospital stay is prolonged while authorities or relatives search for a suitable placement amid the scarce resources of nursing homes or other long-term care facilities.Rate it:

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charge nursehospital employeeRate it:

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granny dumpingthe abandonment of an elderly relative in a public place, e.g. a hospital.Rate it:

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homeless dumpingThe practice of hospital employees or emergency workers releasing homeless patients on the streets instead of placing them into the custody of a relative or shelter or retaining them in a hospital where they may require expensive medical care.Rate it:

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hospital passA poorly executed pass to a team-mate causing the receiver to present an easy target for a defender, and thus be tackled hard.Rate it:

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hospital passA throw that stays in the air long enough that it allows too many people to get underneath it, increasing the risk of injury and a trip to the hospital. Thus, a hospital pass.Rate it:

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hospital passAn unwinnable case, often passed to a newly-qualified member of the firm.Rate it:

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hospital passExempting one from regular activities, to instead visit a hospital.Rate it:

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in the hospitalAdmitted as a patient in a hospital.Rate it:

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staff nursehospital employeeRate it:

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