paramedical


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par·a·med·i·cal

 (păr′ə-mĕd′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a person trained to give emergency medical treatment or assist medical professionals.

par•a•med•i•cal

(ˌpær əˈmɛd ɪ kəl)

adj.
related to the medical profession in a secondary or supplementary capacity.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paramedical - a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatmentparamedical - 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
Adj.1.paramedical - of or denoting a person who assists physicians and nurses or is trained physicians and nurses in their activities; "ambulance drivers are paramedical to give emergency medical aid; "ambulance drivers are paramedical personnel"
Translations

paramedical

[ˌpærəˈmedɪkəl] ADJparamédico

paramedical

[ˌpærəˈmɛdɪkəl] adj [staff] → paramédical(e)

paramedical

[ˌpærəˈmɛdɪkl] adjparamedico/a
References in periodicals archive ?
QUETTA: The strike of Young doctors and paramedical staff is illegitimate and work on the legitimate demands of doctors is already underway.
The young doctors along with the paramedical staff of public hospitals are staging a protest over issues such as the monthly allowance of post-graduates and provision of adequate facilities.
He directed the medical officers, paramedical staff and other employees to ensure attendance on duty, warning that no leniency will be shown for habitual and wilfully absent staffers.
TAXILA -- Around 100 employees, including doctors, paramedical and administrative staff, of the newly-established Wah General Hospital are without salaries for three months.
LAHORE -- Scores of paramedical staff on Tuesday staged a protest at the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC), claiming that Christian employees were facing 'discriminatory behaviour'.
KARACHI -- Paramedical Staff Joint Action Committee Sindh on Wednesday gave 15-day ultimatum to Sindh government for approval of health professional allowance and meeting their other genuine demands; otherwise, they will observe a Sindh-wide protest.
It has also been decided to reward nurses and paramedical staff on showing best performance.
PESHAWAR -- Provincial Paramedical Association Class IV has demanded of government to provide them health professional allowance like approved for the seventy percent employees of health department.
Hafizabad -- Deputy Commissioner Saleha Saeed has stressed upon the doctors and paramedical staff in the District Headquarters Hospital Hafizabad to be courteous towards the patients and ensure best possible medical treatment.
La premiere journee du personnel Paramedical a l'hopital militaire principal d'instruction de Tunis a ete organise vendredi a Tunis, pour couronner le programme de developpement professionnel continu du personnel paramedical militaire et civil relevant de l'hopital militaire.
Doctors, Paramedical Staff, Nursing staff, Class IV employees, civil society members and elected members of the district participated in the protest.