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.