medical practitioner

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Noun1.medical practitioner - someone who practices medicinemedical practitioner - someone who practices medicine  
dental practitioner, dentist, tooth doctor - a person qualified to practice dentistry
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
caregiver, health care provider, health professional, PCP, primary care provider - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
inoculator, vaccinator - a medical practitioner who inoculates people against diseases
medical officer, medic - a medical practitioner in the armed forces
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We hear sometimes of an action for damages against the unqualified medical practitioner, who has deformed a broken limb in pretending to heal it.
Alexander Gale, medical practitioner, residing in the village or hamlet of Dingdovie, near Edinburgh.
His eye fell upon a newly-painted tenement which had been recently converted into something between a shop and a private house, and which a red lamp, projecting over the fanlight of the street door, would have sufficiently announced as the residence of a medical practitioner, even if the word 'Surgery' had not been inscribed in golden characters on a wainscot ground, above the window of what, in times bygone, had been the front parlour.
A medical practitioner, who resided on the spot, was in constant attendance upon her; and after first seeing the patient, he had taken Mrs.
The case being a serious one, a medical practitioner of the highest grade in the profession was required to treat it.
In Kennington Road, and within a few hundred yards of Morse Hudson's shop, there lives a well-known medical practitioner, named Dr.
The hospital's board on Thursday said it had left investigations into the mishap, which saw the skull of a wrong patient opened, to the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
KNH board chair Mark Bor told journalists on Thursday that the matter will now be handled by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board as mandated by the law.
Addressing the participants, Prof Dr Javed Akram said that giving proper care to the patient should be the top most priority of the medical practitioners.
ISLAMABAD -- Citizens on Sunday demanded of the authorities concerned to take notice of non-observance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) by medical practitioners in major hospitals of the federal capital.
ISLAMABAD:Citizens on Sunday demanded the authorities concerned to take notice of non-observance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) by medical practitioners in major hospitals of the federal capital.
Objective: To find out the extent of use of essential medicines in the prescriptions and the knowledge of medical practitioners about the national essential medicines list of Pakistan.

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