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(En español: Stat)
Quick! On the double! Hurry up! Get moving! When you hear the word "stat" in a hospital, it means all these things. It comes from the Latin word statim, which means at once or immediately.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 501(C)(3) tax-exempt institution certified by the state as a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center & accredited by the Joint Commission.
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