admit /ədˈmɪt/ (verb) to agree, often unwillingly, that something is true Example: The injured patient was admitted to the unit directly from the emergency room
authorize /ˈɔːθəraɪz/ (verb) to give official permission for something, or for somebody to do something Example: We cannot share the test results with you until we have been authorized to do so by your doctor
designate /ˈdezɪɡneɪt/ (verb) to say officially that somebody/something has a particular character or name; to describe somebody/something in a particular way Example: This floor has been designated a no-smoking area.
escort /ˈeskɔːrt/ (noun) a person or group of people or vehicles that travels with somebody/something in order to protect or guard them Example: You cannot leave the unit on your own; you'll have to wait for an escort
identify /aɪˈdentɪfaɪ/ (verb) to recognize somebody/something and be able to say who or what they are Example: The tiny bracelets identified each baby in the nursery
mission /ˈmɪʃn/ (noun) an important official job that a person or group of people is given to do, especially when they are sent to another country Example: The nurse explained that the mission of everyone in the unit was to make sure the patients got well as soon as possible
permit /pərˈmɪt/ (verb) to allow somebody to do something or to allow something to happen Example: Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the hospital
pertinent /ˈpɜːrtnənt/ (adjective) appropriate to a particular situation Example: He should speak a pertinent problem/
procedure /prəˈsiːdʒər/ (noun) a way of doing something, especially the usual or correct way Example: Call the hospital to schedule this procedure for tomorrow
result /rɪˈzʌlt/ (noun) a thing that is caused or produced because of something else Example: The scientific results prove that the new prodedure is not significantly safer than the traditional one
statement /ˈsteɪtmənt/ (noun) something that you say or write that gives information or an opinion Example: My bank sends me monthly statement
usually /ˈjuːʒuəli/ (adverb) in the way that is usual or normal; most often Example: I'm usually home by 6 o'clock.