medical specialty

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Noun1.medical specialty - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniquesmedical specialty - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
emergency procedure - (medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)
infusion - (medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force)
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
uranalysis, urinalysis - (medicine) the chemical analysis of urine (for medical diagnosis)
scatology - (medicine) the chemical analysis of excrement (for medical diagnosis or for paleontological purposes)
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
irrigation - (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution
bloodletting - formerly used as a treatment to reduce excess blood (one of the four humors of medieval medicine)
actinotherapy, radiation therapy, radiotherapy, irradiation, radiation - (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
tomography, imaging - (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
venipuncture - (medicine) puncture of a vein through the skin in order to withdraw blood for analysis or to start an intravenous drip or to inject medication or a radiopaque dye
teras, monster - (medicine) a grossly malformed and usually nonviable fetus
gauze, gauze bandage - (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
ointment, salve, unguent, balm, unction - semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
percussor, plessor, plexor - (medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes
truss - (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure
achromia - an absence of normal pigmentation especially in the skin (as in albinism) or in red blood cells
succedaneum - (medicine) something that can be used as a substitute (especially any medicine that may be taken in place of another)
regimen, regime - (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)
medical science - the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease
allergology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and treatment of allergies
anesthesiology - the branch of medical science that studies and applies anesthetics
angiology - the branch of medical science that studies the blood and lymph vessels and their disorders
bacteriology - the branch of medical science that studies bacteria in relation to disease
biomedicine - the branch of medical science that studies the ability of organisms to withstand environmental stress (as in space travel)
biomedicine - the branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practice
cardiology - the branch of medicine dealing with the heart and its diseases
dental medicine, dentistry, odontology - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
prosthetics - the branch of medicine dealing with the production and use of artificial body parts
dermatology - the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases
emergency medicine - the branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness
endocrinology - the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions
epidemiology - the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease
forensic medicine, forensic pathology - the branch of medical science that uses medical knowledge for legal purposes; "forensic pathology provided the evidence that convicted the murderer"
gastroenterology - the branch of medicine that studies the gastrointestinal tract and its diseases
geriatrics, gerontology - the branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people
gynaecology, gynecology - the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women
haematology, hematology - the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
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One previous study used the Person Matching Model (Kuder, 19776) with scores on the Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire (Cattell, Cattell, & Cattell, 1993) to predict the medical specialty choices of 420 medical students (Hartung, Borges, & Jones, 2005).
The trend toward disclosing maintenance of certification (MOC) status started in August 2011 when seven medical specialty boards, including the American Board of Family Medicine, the American Board of Dermatology, and the American Board of Surgery, began making the information publicly available at consumer-focused website of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
Fourteen medical specialty societies have signed a voluntary pledge to be more transparent in dealings with pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers and other for-profit companies in the health care field.
Extensive contact information for each program, the certification requirements for 24 medical specialty boards, and a glossary of medical terms are provided.
Penner is a partner in many real estate holdings in New York and other states, including office and medical specialty buildings, retail shopping centers, and parking garages.
"Adding BCI to our holdings immediately puts our Medical Research business into a growing leadership position for this advancing medical specialty."
Medical boards, state medical associations and medical specialty societies have a growing collective interest in punishing physicians who attest to indefensible fictions under oath.
Based around five key application modules, the system is highly "customizable" for each customer and medical specialty. The applications include medEntry specialty modules for patient encounter and information entry, medSummary, a standalone "view-only" utility, allows providers to review a patient record, medOrder is a clinician order entry module.
This study is a continuation of an earlier investigation of personality and medical specialty choice.
But some experts fear that this bill does not have teeth, because today there is no legal way of establishing what this "expertise" means, as HIV care is not formally recognized as a medical specialty at this time.
Integrated Health Services, Inc., a major health care provider of medical specialty care units in the United States, came to the rescue.
The Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB) on Sunday signed a cooperation agreement in the field of use of blockchain technologies for electronic transactions with the Block Chain Solutions and Services Company.

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