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23:32 Nov 16, 2013
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German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Abteilung in einem Krankenhaus
German term or phrase: Liegendaufnahmestation
Bezeichnung einer Abteilung im Briefkopf unter dem Namen des Krankenhauses, kein weiterer Kontext.
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analisa
Argentina
Local time: 21:49
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Summary of answers provided
5Admissions ward
Yorkshireman
4Admitting Station for Supine Patients
Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth
3Ward reception (non-ambulant)Lancashireman


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27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Admitting Station for Supine Patients


Explanation:
I do not have a reference; it is simply a description of what the Liegendaufnahmestation would be for.

Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth
Local time: 19:49
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Elisabeth Moser: Liegende Patienten liegen doch nicht unbeding in supine position, d.h. am Rücken und gerade???
5 hrs
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Admissions ward


Explanation:
This is the ward where in which patients are admitted to hospital. They may then be transferred to specialist wards (or discharged) after initial examinations.

"Liegend" only means that they get a hospital bed - ie. they are inpatients - namely those patients who spend the night in hospitals.

For more on admissions and inpatients, see the website cited below


    Reference: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9507440
Yorkshireman
Germany
Local time: 02:49
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 10

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neutral  BrigitteHilgner: "liegend" means that the patients arrive on a trolley (they can't walk).
7 hrs
  -> That's as may be. They'll usually wheel you in on a trolley anyway, even if you can walk. Liegend and ambulant is more about inpatients and outpatients.
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37 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Ward reception (non-ambulant)


Explanation:
http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/virtual-views/heart-centre/level1/ward...

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Note added at 12 hrs (2013-11-17 11:58:12 GMT)
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non-ambulant = not able to walk in to the hospital, i.e. arriving by ambulance on a stretcher.
I think a couple of the other contributors may have mistaken this for its opposite: 'not in an ambulance'
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ambulant

Hypothermia in elderly patients presenting to accident & emergency during the onset of winter... The incidence of hypothermia was higher in non-ambulant patients...
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11980290

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Note added at 1 day11 hrs (2013-11-18 11:15:24 GMT)
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This question was closed without grading. Reason: Other

Such an unsatisfactory way to sign off...

Lancashireman
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:49
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 181

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Yorkshireman: With apologies to T.S. Eliot (Little Gidding): Only dust in the air suspended marks the place where the question ended.
3 days13 hrs
  -> MedikoZ is a closed shop. The likes of you and me are not welcome.
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