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DISCHARGED. Released, or liberated from custody. It is not equivalent to acquitted in a declaration for a malicious prosecution. 2 Yeates, 475 2 Term Rep. 231; 1 Strange, 114; Doug. 205 3 Leon. 100.

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Around a third of the over-65s discharged between 10pm and 6am were over 85, according to a Freedom of Information request.
Administrative staff provided the clinical audit leads with list of patients discharged during the study dates.
5% of all hospital discharges took place during these hours - more than double the amount discharged on Teesside during the same times.
The Times newspaper submitted Freedom of Information requests to all 170 NHS hospital trusts in England, asking for details of patients discharged between the hours of 11pm and 6am.
6 : to pour forth fluid or other contents <The chimney discharged smoke.
The majority of intensive care unit (ICU) survivors are discharged from ICU during the day (1-3).
Green as the "bad apple" ringleader who'd conveniently already been discharged.
Clostridium difficile infection in patients discharged from US short-stay hospitals, 1996-2003.
When the material is ready to be discharged, the rollers open and the head of material drops, emptying the hopper quickly and completely.
Cargo is discharged from ships anchored in a harbor onto smaller vessels or barges for movement to shore.
Notably, 36% of the deaths occurred within the first 30 days after hospital discharge in patients who had not resumed diabetes medications at discharge, compared with 23% of the deaths in those discharged on diabetes medications.
Notably, 36% of the deaths occurred within the first 30 days after hospital discharge among patients who had not resumed diabetes medications at discharge, compared with 23% of the deaths in those discharged on diabetes medications.