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health′ profes`sional

a person trained to work in any field of physical or mental health.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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How lupus is defined, diagnosed, and treated and the psychosocial issues involved have implications for the way that the nurse or other health professional works with a patient who has lupus.
Many of the day camps, as well as the overnight camp, informed parents ahead of time that a trained mental health professional would be working as part of the camp staff team.
In this example, the health professional is giving information to the resident as to which clothes are hers/his - and information is an important strategy for increasing autonomy.
Attendees are divided into smaller groups composed of four officers and one mental health professional with a TPD special operations team crisis negotiator acting as facilitator/instructor because of this person's experience and expertise.
affiliated preceptor" or the off-campus professional who oversees the experiential educations of health professional students intending to practice in similar rural circumstances.
See your health professional for a diagnosis and then follow the suggestions in this booklet for making your treatment successful.
Producing change in delayed recovery may require not only broadening our view as a health professional, but also as individuals.
If you have any questions or concerns about Fluarix, or any other influenza vaccine, please contact your health professional.
Anyone who is considering suicide needs immediate attention, preferably from a mental health professional or a physician; school counselors and members of the clergy can also assist in detecting and or making a referral for more definitive assessment or treatment.
In response to this charge and the recommendations of the long range plan, the NLM Board of Regents convened the Planning Panel on Outreach to formulate a plan to guide the library's efforts to improve access to its information services by every health professional regardless of setting.

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