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A health professional, such as a physician, psychologist, or nurse, who is directly involved in patient care, as distinguished from one who does only research or administrative work.

[French clinicien, from clinique, clinic; see clinic.]
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(Medicine) a physician, psychiatrist, etc, who specializes in clinical work as opposed to one engaged in laboratory or experimental studies
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(klɪˈnɪʃ ən)

a physician or other qualified person who is involved in the treatment and observation of living patients, as distinguished from one engaged in research.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clinician - a practitioner (of medicine or psychology) who does clinical work instead of laboratory experiments
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
practician, practitioner - someone who practices a learned profession
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[klɪˈnɪʃən] Nmédico/a m/f de clínica
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[klɪˈnɪʃən] nclinicien(ne) m/f
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n clínico -ca mf
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3 Before starting and periodically during opioid therapy, clinicians should discuss with patients known risks and realistic benefits of opioid therapy and patient and clinician responsibilities for managing therapy.
Once decided, the choice to be a clinician or do research can have a long-lasting impact.
Despite cultural, social and disease-related complexity, patients pursued the ideal of an engaged relationship with an understanding primary health-care clinician. "To achieve this, clinicians must be willing to be guided by their patients' perceptions of need, not by the assumption of similarity and their own beliefs about illness and clinical management," the study concluded.
In the randomised, parallel, single-blind controlled trial in mental health and community paediatric clinics in England (the AQUA study), 267 participants aged 6-17 years-old and their clinician were randomised to either receive the QbTest report or not as part of their standard diagnostic assessment for ADHD.
'A WP's penalties and rewards might not be significant enough to meaningfully change clinician behavior," the report stated.
(1) Building a trusting relationship between the clinician and the woman is fundamental to patient-centered care.
Question: Can a qualified clinical data registry (QCDR) submit the clinician's numerator and denominator?
SpHb monitoring may provide additional insight to the directional trend of hemoglobin between invasive blood samplings--when the SpHb trend is stable and the clinician may otherwise think hemoglobin is decreasing; when SpHb trend is rising and the clinician may otherwise think hemoglobin is not rising fast enough; or when the SpHb trend is decreasing and the clinician may otherwise think hemoglobin is stable.
The Spok solution securely and rapidly transfers test results from Radiology to the right physicians and caregivers on mobile or other communications devices, speeding treatment.The Spok Mobile secure smartphone messaging app encrypts messages from the radiology information system (RIS) and sends them to the requesting clinician. The test results reach the correct clinician's preferred device based on the requesting doctor's identity received from the EMR and the list of matching registered users in the secure Spok directory.
MIPS Payment Adjustments--The MIPS composite performance score (CPS) for each eligible clinician would be compared against a MIPS performance threshold.

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