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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.]


(Medicine) a physician, psychiatrist, etc, who specializes in clinical work as opposed to one engaged in laboratory or experimental studies


(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.
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


[klɪˈnɪʃən] Nmédico/a m/f de clínica


[klɪˈnɪʃən] nclinicien(ne) m/f


n clínico -ca mf
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Whilst many physiotherapists are happy for those with previous research experience to undertake investigations, involvement in research as a clinician can lead to greater professional fulfilment and variety in practice.
The protocol required the laboratorian to communicate directly with the clinician, using a script with questions based on criteria established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to determine the medical necessity for testing (9,10).
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The database will just be more experienced than any clinician.
has provided the clinician with opportunities for comprehensive orthodontic treatment using a large number of esthetic and removable aligners (Figure 1).
Compliance with regulations like documentation for Medicare reimbursement is an essential but time-consuming task for the clinician.
Upon the first reading of Three Little Pigs, for example, the graduate clinician asked, "Huffed and puffed.
A clinician writes a radiological requisition to begin the process; a signed radiologist's report signals its completion.
The clinician should learn to recognize and maximize the positive aspects of being in a school setting.
Clinician and educator Sidney Schnoll, MD, of the Medical College of Virginia, and Bonnie Baird Wilford of George Washington University's Intergovernmental Health Policy Project, agreed that popular concern about drug abuse and dependence is driving policy that ultimately harms most patients and confuses care-givers.
Most clinician literature searches focused on diseases or treatments with drug information being the most frequently requested topic.

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