Translation of patient in Spanish:

patient

paciente, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈpeɪʃ(ə)nt//ˈpeɪʃənt/

adjective

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    (teacher/mother) paciente
    (research/explanation) hecho con paciencia y detenimiento
    to be patient tener paciencia
    • be patient just a little longer ten un poco más de paciencia
    • to be patient with sb tener paciencia con algn
    • The glossy surface, apparently built up from a patient succession of thin glazes, is exactly in her manner.
    • His relaxed, patient attitude does not always sit well with people in a hurry.
    • The people of Gloucester must have been affected by the patient suffering of their pastor.
    • If you are slow and patient it is possible to get quite near to them, and this was certainly the closest either of us had been to a shark in a long time.
    • For some less patient diners this can actually be a blessing as it cuts down the time spent perusing the options.
    • He likes challenge and experimentation, but he is also a patient professional.
    • It's become hard to imagine anyone else pulling off such stubborn, patient beauty.
    • It was awesome working with him, he is a very cool and patient dude.
    • This time, they are taking a more patient approach.
    • Jackie is noted for his very patient style and believes in encouraging students every step of the way.
    • In any case, the learning situation must be an active one, and thus a patient one.
    • He plays a patient game from the back of the court and the approach edges him close to claiming the first set.
    • The Foss Basin is always a safe bet at this time of year and pike anglers have been reaping the rewards of a patient approach.
    • You never have been able to handle the fact that I'm more patient than you.
    • He wasn't the most calm and patient person in the world when it came to matters of the heart.

noun

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    paciente feminine
    chest/kidney patients enfermos de pulmón/riñón masculine
    • Just like any doctor, we take a patient's medical details and allergies before a consultation.
    • A search of records indicated that the remaining 29 patients were still alive one year after discharge.
    • Hospital chiefs insist no patient suffered worse treatment because of the scandal.
    • Only one patient with severe persistent asthma was not receiving an asthma controller medication.
    • The test also has limited usefulness for patients with diabetes and end-stage renal disease.
    • Not all beta blockers are equally tolerated by patients with chronic heart failure.
    • An AIDS patient receives antiretroviral drugs in a Kenyan hospital.
    • Patients in the intervention group completed a questionnaire immediately after viewing the programme.
    • This could also open the way for hospitals to start charging patients for treatment.
    • We enrolled 272 consecutive patients who were referred to the participating investigators for preoperative consultation.
    • The goal was to recruit 400 depressed patients hospitalized for heart attack or angina.
    • What are your observations regarding the few AIDS patients undergoing treatment in Burundi?
    • Some patients who respond well initially develop tolerance to the injections.
    • They were able to define three clinical characteristics that put hospitalized heart failure patients at greatest risk of mortality.
    • Today's surgical patient often is discharged with wounds that require nursing care at home.
    • It could see patients being banned from treatment for up to a year in severe cases.
    • Critically ill, morbidly obese patients present serious challenges to physicians treating them.
    • An acute shortage of human organs means that many patients die waiting for transplants, however.
    • Four days later, this immunosuppressed patient developed a sore swollen tongue.
    • Everything pertaining to the patient's medical care should be clearly documented.