"הן חולות ולכן הן יושבות במיטה."
Translation:They are sick and therefore they sit in bed.
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The words חולות or חולים are general words referring to sick people who may or may not be in the hospital, but the word patient means a person who is under medical care such as a physician. Therefore the meaning of your word is too restrictive...the sick person is not necessarily a patient.