paramedic


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par·a·med·ic

 (păr′ə-mĕd′ĭk)
n.
A person who is trained to give emergency medical treatment or assist medical professionals.
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paramedic

(ˌpærəˈmedɪk) or

paramedical

n
1. (Medicine) a person, such as a laboratory technician, who supplements the work of the medical profession
2. (Medicine) a member of an ambulance crew trained in a number of life-saving skills, including infusion and cardiac care
adj
(Medicine) of or designating such a person
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par•a•med•ic

(ˌpær əˈmɛd ɪk)

n.
a person who is trained to assist a physician or to give first aid or other health care in the absence of a physician.
[1950–55, Amer.; para(medical) + medic1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paramedic - a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatmentparamedic - a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment
paraprofessional - a trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional
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Translations
paramedik
redder
ensihoitaja
medicinski tehničar
救急救命士
준의료 종사자
sjukvårdare
เจ้าหน้าที่ทางการแพทย์
hộ lý

paramedic

[ˌpærəˈmedɪk] Nparamédico/a m/f
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paramedic

[ˌpærəˈmɛdɪk] nauxiliaire m/f médical(e)
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paramedic

[ˌpærəˈmɛdɪk] paramedical [ˌpærəˈmɛdɪkl] nparamedico
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

paramedic

طَبِيبٌ مُسَاعِدٌ paramedik redder Sanitäter άτομο που ασκεί παραϊατρικό επάγγελμα paramédico ensihoitaja aide-soignante medicinski tehničar paramedico 救急救命士 준의료 종사자 paramedicus sykepleier paramedycyna paramédico парамедик sjukvårdare เจ้าหน้าที่ทางการแพทย์ paramedik hộ lý 医务辅助人员
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

par·a·med·ic

n. paramédico-a, profesional con entrenamiento para ofrecer asistencia médica esp. de emergencia.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

paramedic

n paramédico -ca mf, persona con entrenamiento médico básico encargada de llevar heridos y enfermos al hospital
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Paula Jeffery, the regional clinical lead and consultant paramedic at the Welsh Ambulance Service, added: "I would like to congratulate our new prescribing advanced paramedics who have been studying and sitting examinations whilst doing their daytime jobs for the past year.
Across England, stress-related sickness was responsible for 21pc of all paramedic absences over the period.
'The paramedic staff is the backbone of the health sector and remains on the frontline during any untoward incident,' said the opposition leader and the additional secretary while addressing an oath-taking ceremony of the Pakistan Paramedical Staff Association on Monday.
Discussing this book as it is read and shared will help reinforce the vital work undertaken by paramedics, and the prank call that a child makes here (which fortunately results in someone being paid good attention when they have fallen ill) is an excellent way of helping children understand why such ideas are not good.
On both those projects, I was employed as an intensive-care paramedic with a response role.
This textbook for paramedics describes emergency medical systems and the paramedic's roles, responsibilities, and professionalism; the well-being of the paramedic; injury prevention, health promotion, and public health; documentation, communication, medical and legal issues, ethics, and research principles and evidence-based practice; anatomy and physiology; pharmacology; airway management; patient assessment; specific disorders of various body systems; shock and resuscitation; trauma; special patient populations; and emergency medical systems operations.
"I akin it to 1972 when the paramedic program rolled out here.
Her countryman paramedic confirmed her statement and said the defendant beat him as well.
So I'm wholeheartedly behind an initiative to train 700 experienced paramedics to prescribe drugs.
4 May 2018 - US-based mergers and acquisitions advisor Generational Capital Markets, Inc.'s client, US-based Public Safety Services, Inc., has been sold to Paramedic Services of Illinois, Inc., the firm said.
But 4,227 category A responses, the most serious blue light calls, did not have a paramedic presentalmost one in 20 vehicles.