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avoidable admission 

HOSPITAL CARE—UK

A term of art for an admission to hospital or to a serviced bed in the UK which may be regarded as unnecessary, had alternative services been available or the patients had been appropriately managed in a primary care setting. 

Reference J R Soc Med. 2006 Feb;99(2):81-9

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