health professional


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health′ profes`sional


n.
a person trained to work in any field of physical or mental health.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.health professional - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disabilityhealth professional - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
health profession - the body of individuals whose work helps to maintain the health of their clients
bonesetter - someone (not necessarily a licensed physician) who sets broken bones
electrologist - someone skilled in the use of electricity to remove moles or warts or hair roots
medical assistant - a person trained to assist medical professionals
medical man, medical practitioner - someone who practices medicine
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
druggist, pharmacist, pill pusher, pill roller, apothecary, chemist - a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
professional, professional person - a person engaged in one of the learned professions
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If you have any questions or concerns about Fluarix, or any other influenza vaccine, please contact your health professional.
One health professional was sentenced to 5 years in prison.
A health professional simply asking about abuse often marks the turning point for victims.
address an immediate need for drug therapy if it is not reasonably possible for the patient to see a health professional to obtain the prescription.
The likelihood that a health professional had mentioned a weight problem varied with a child's age and ethnicity, according to a report by Cynthia L.
Funded by the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, the center has become a focal point in Botswana and southern Africa for health professional training and community education on pediatric HIV/AIDS.
When exhibiting at health professional conferences, one routinely has to explain the difference between WebMD and MedlinePlus and why a health professional would bother accessing MedlinePlus for patient information.
GAO analyzed information provided by physician and other health professional associations and Medicare payment data.
Without a thorough autopsy by a competent, experienced health professional, the cause and manner of the baby's death will remain in question.
Rarely can one type of health professional meet the needs of patients along the continuum of care.
This column will deal with how the rural health professional actually practices.
Helping young people avoid or overcome emotional problems in the wake of violence or disaster is one of the most important challenges a parent, teacher, or mental health professional can face.

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