sick person

GC: n

S: http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/medical/healthy_person_accompanying_sick_person.htm(external link) (last access: 26 May 2015); NAVARRO p. 740 & 741.

N: 1. Origin of sick: Middle English sek, sik, from Old English sēoc; akin to Old High German sioh sick
First Known Use: before 12th century.
2. patient (n.): "suffering or sick person under medical treatment," late 14c., from Old French pacient (n.), from the adjective, from Latin patientem.
3. Collocations: care of, to care of, to take care of, terminally.
4. Cultural Interrelation: We can mention, among others, Shakespeare and Medicine.

S: 1. MW - http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sick(external link) (last access: 26 May 2015). 2. OED - http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=patient&searchmode=none(external link) (last access: 4 September 2014). 3. OD - http://oxforddictionary.so8848.com/search1?word=person(external link) (last access: 26 May 2015). 4. (last access: 26 May 2015). 4. http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xMedicine.html(external link) (last access: 17 April 2016).

SYN: ill person, patient.

S: NAVARRO p. 740 & 741; DTMe; http://www.flu.gov/symptoms-treatment/caring-for-someone(external link) ; http://www.healthtalkonline.org/Intensive_care/Intensive_careexperiences_of_familyfriends/Topic/1474/(external link) (last access: 27 April 2013); http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0013/001393/139309e.pdf(external link) (last access: 30 October 2012).

CR: disease, fever, pain, patient (EN), side effect, therapy, user (EN).


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