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OUOver/Under (sports betting)
OUOsmania University (India)
OUCroatia Airlines (IATA airline code)
OUOpen Use (zoning)
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OUUnion of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (New York, NY)
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OUOsaka University (Japan)
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OUOtago University (Dunedin, New Zealand)
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OUOculus Uterque (Latin: Each Eye)
OUOut of Unity (Quaker religion)
OUOdor Unit
OUOceanic Union (gaming)
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Another three beds have been added to the observation unit where patients can be looked after for up to eight hours before a decision is made on admitting them.
The Hodgman Liberal Government welcomes in-principle support for a new Mental Health Observation Unit by senior specialists at the Royal Hobart Hospital.
While consolidated units are not the norm, they're on the rise around the country (about 30% of hospitals have an observation unit of some kind, according to Advisory Board Co.).
A Prison Service spokesman said that Barrett is in the "special observation unit".
SAN FRANCISCO -- Managing patients who present to the emergency department with a transient ischemic attack in an ED observation unit rather than admitting them to the hospital reduced costs and lengths of stay for the initial visit, preliminary results of a prospective, randomized study showed.
Cardiac marker protocols in a chest pain observation unit. Emerg Med Clin North Am 2001; 19:67-86
At Huddersfield Royal Infirmary a children's assessment and observation unit opened and the Huddersfield Family Birth Centre became a "stand-alone" unit, with no other maternity services on the Huddersfield site.
Contract awarded for Chonnam National University Experiment equipment (analysis / Experiments / observation unit) Purchase Bidding
Now Kaiser Permanente's largest facility in Maryland, the Gaithersburg Medical Center houses a wide array of primary and specialty medical care services, including a 24-hour urgent care center, 23-hour-stay clinical observation unit, ambulatory surgery, infusion center, pharmacy, laboratory, and radiology center.
A 24-hour paediatric assessment and observation unit set up for short term stay at HRI.
A spokesman at the hospital said: "Mr Thompson was kept in accident and emergency because the adjacent observation unit was full.
The new Observation Unit demonstrates the crucial role in understanding the needs of patients and how staff driven design influences planning and implementation of hospital environments.
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