I could see it said the patient had been discharged dead.
What does DD stand for?
DD stands for Discharged Dead
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 113 other meanings of DD in our Acronym Attic
- Direct Damage (Everquest gaming term)
- Direct Debit
- Direct Deposit
- Direct Downlink
- Direct Download
- Direct Draw (computer graphics technology)
- Direct Drive (vinyl record player drive system as opposed to belt drive)
- Directional Driller (oilfield, drilling)
- Directives Documentation (NASA)
- Disc Diameter (optical measurement)
Samples in periodicals archive:
This means Discharged Dead and Carthagena refers to the port in Colombia the British took control of that year.
97 (12 months) (21 months) Discharged alive 43 82 Discharged dead 27 78 Percentage of dead 39 49 Percentage dead within 48 hrs 78 59 Percentage dead after 48 hrs Brain dead 7 12 DNR 15 28 Other (cardiac arrest) 1 Mean age alive 33 35 Mean age dead 38 50 Percentage of dead over age 60 19 33 New Pathway Jun.