patient dumping

noun

Examples of patient dumping in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Bob Erlenbusch, executive director of Sacramento Regional Coalition to End Homelessness, said his group's survey found the practice of patient dumping rampant. Ed Fletcher, sacbee, 22 Feb. 2018 On her watch as executive editor, The Bee was a Pulitzer finalist for feature photography in 2013 and stories about Nevada’s patient dumping in 2014. sacbee, 12 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1973, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of patient dumping was in 1973

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“Patient dumping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/patient%20dumping. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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