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cli·ni·cian

 (klĭ-nĭsh′ən)
n.
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.]

clinician

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

cli•ni•cian

(klɪˈnɪʃ ən)

n.
a physician or other qualified person who is involved in the treatment and observation of living patients, as distinguished from one engaged in research.
[1870–75]
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
Translations

clinician

[klɪˈnɪʃən] Nmédico/a m/f de clínica

clinician

[klɪˈnɪʃən] nclinicien(ne) m/f

clinician

n clínico -ca mf
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In addition, the provider mix controls may be equally or more important as RHC program participants have certain requirements in relation to nonphysician clinician staffing (estimates from a step-wise inclusion of covariates can be found in Table SA5).
Walking speed can be assessed by a nonphysician clinician with a stop-watch and two marks on the hallway floor 4-6 meters apart, noted Dr.
Meanwhile, the percentage of visits involving a physician and a nonphysician clinician remained at 3%.
From 1987 to 1997, the proportion of patients who saw a nonphysician clinician increased from 31% to 36%.
A portion of what is gradually occurring is the rapid adoption of technologies and the progressive implementation of not only expanded responsibilities for nonphysician providers but also an expanded number of nonphysician clinicians involved with patient care.
Like physicians providing in-person care, those who consider participating in telemedicine must place the welfare of the patient first, maintain acceptable and appropriate standards of practice, adhere to recognized ethical codes governing the medical profession, properly supervise nonphysician clinicians who might be involved in the telemedicine process, and protect the confidentiality of patient information.
For example, nonphysician clinicians are either providing or have been found able to provide medication abortion in Vietnam, Tunisia, South Africa and Ne-pal.
Nonphysician clinicians continued an upward trend in CME participation.
Agreement between physicians and nonphysician clinicians on starting antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda.
Already these nonphysician clinicians are a staple of American primary care: of 35,000 new clinical trainees entering practice in 2006, 32 percent were nurse practitioners or physician assistants, and only 42 percent were U.