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health′ profes`sional

a person trained to work in any field of physical or mental health.
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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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The health professional is strictly prohibited from linking the provision of 'health service or medicine in any health or pharmaceutical facility with any monetary benefit or considerations of profitability such as provision of free goods or inclusion fees or others'.
KARACHI -- As approved by the previous government in Sindh, the provincial health ministry has formally ordered to pay the long-awaited health professional allowance to paramedics and supporting staffers, it emerged on Monday.
SARGODHA -- The Punjab government has released Rs 60 million funds to the district and tehsil Headquarters hospitals for treatment of TB patients and health professional allowance for doctors.According to official sources, a total of Rs 12.5 million have been released to hospitals for the treatment of TB patients.
KARACHI -- Karachi police used batons and water cannons outside Karachi Press Club on Wednesday to disperse paramedical staff protesting for approval of health professional allowance summery When the protesters decided to move towards the Chief Minister's House, police attacked the protesters, which resulted in injuring of many paramedics.
Percentage * of Adults Aged [greater than or equal to] 20 Years Who Reported Being Told by a Doctor or Health Professional to Increase Their Physical Activity, * by Age Group and Obesity Status ([section])--National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey,
It sets out how the 12 Allied Health Professional groups across England can be at the forefront of innovative changes to patient care and shape future health policy by having a full involvement in transformation plans being developed across the country.
THE PERCENTAGE OF ADULTS with psychological distress who saw or spoke with a mental health professional has gone down every year since 2012, according to the National Center for Heath Statistics.
"The coordinator will upload all their information and documents online, will schedule the mandatory online examination date as per the health professional's convenience and, once the licence is ready, it will be delivered to the health professional's address," said Al Marzouqi.
In discussing common distress reactions, the guidelines note that severely distressed individuals should be referred for "specialized care," which means a mental health professional when psychosocial care is discussed in low-resource settings around the world.
An international conference on Simulations Simulated and Standardized Patients in Health Professional's Education is being organized by University of Health Sciences at its campus from November 21-22nd 2014.
Research shows that 97 per cent of women want to receive information on pregnancy and alcohol from their health professional and that women look to their health professionals for correct advice, rather than relying on advice from family, friends or the internet.
Each health professional was instructed to select a current case or clinical situation for which further information might be useful, and to request the information from the hospital library.

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