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Number of Bed in Hospitals

How many beds are there in a hospital?

At least 6.

The public health textbook New Public Health published in 2009 defines a hospital as ‘œa licensed establishment with at least six beds which offers in-patient accommodation and outpatient care with active medical and nursing care’. In 2000 however the American Hospital Association called for a redefinition of hospital capacity.

This fact is verified on : March 3, 2010.





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