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.
In Kennington Road, and within a few hundred yards of Morse Hudson's shop, there lives a well-known medical practitioner, named Dr.
In order to carry out medical check-up services for staff IPTS in Seville, the Commission is planning to call Service providers for the Following Services:: * Lot 1: services of a medical practitioner in specialising occupational and / or internal and / or emergency medicine, and / or occupational medicine without a Practising specialization (with 10 years~ experience in occupational medicine), or of a group of Medical Practitioners with equivalent specializations.
Only if the patient recovered from the illness would the medical practitioner be paid.
There is no legal liability on a medical practitioner who divulges confidential information about a deceased person to an insurance company in situations where the deceased has not given written consent in advance, or the next-of-kin of the deceased or executor of the estate have not consented, or the insurance company has not proceeded in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act or a court order.
Manual lymph drainage (MLD) should only be done by a trained therapist if your medical practitioner recommends it - MLD/UK can provide further information and advice, visit www.
The appropriate medical council would hold enquiry and give opportunity to the registered medical practitioner to be heard.
An analysis of the 1989-90 NHS indicated that income appeared to present a particular barrier to the use of dental, chiropractic and private specialist medical practitioner services.
Sections 1 and 2 should be compiled by the medical practitioner.

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