rheumatologist


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rheu·ma·tol·o·gy

 (ro͞o′mə-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases.

rheu′ma·tol′o·gist n.
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rheumatologist

Specialist in conditions and diseases of the muscles and skeletal system, especially those affecting the joints.
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Noun1.rheumatologist - a physician specializing in rheumatic diseases
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
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Translations

rheumatologist

[ˌruːməˈtɒlədʒɪst] Nreumatólogo/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

rheumatologist

[ˌruːməˈtɒlədʒɪst] nrhumatologue mf
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rheumatologist

nRheumatologe m, → Rheumatologin f
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rheumatologist

n reumatólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en las articulaciones y las enfermedades que las afectan
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The workshop was held under the patronage of Yousef Mohammad Al Serkal, Assistant Undersecretary for the Hospital Sector.C Under the leadership of Dr Suad Hannawi, consultant Rheumatologist and chairman of the rheumatology committee, the participants discussed the latest developments in rheumatism treatment, prevalence rates and the role of genetic factor and mutations in the incidence of rheumatism.
Emphasizing that rheumatology related conditions were increasingly registered among local population, she regretted that there were only 60 rheumatologists in the country against a required number of 2000 adult and at least 800 paediatric rheumatologist.
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"Some physicians still don't ask psoriasis patients about joint pain, or their symptoms are misinterpreted as something else," said Lihi Eder, MD, a rheumatologist at Women's College Research Institute, Toronto, and the University of Toronto.
The adaptation project was conducted under the guidance of Dr Thurayya Arayssi, WCM-Q senior associate dean for Medical Education and a practising rheumatologist, in partnership with Dr Elie Akl, professor of medicine and director of the American University of Beirut (AUB) GRADE Centre, and director of the Clinical Research Institute at AUB.
Such issues often take a back seat to a rheumatologist's primary concern about joint and overall health, but studies have shown that mental health issues are tied to worse rheumatologic disease outcomes.
Worthing, whose practice is in the Washington, D.C., metro area, said that about 70% of the Medicare payment covers overhead for the practice, leaving 30% to go toward the rheumatologist's salary.
Dr Vun Lim, 51, a consultant Rheumatologist and Educational Supervisor at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital was out climbing on Dinas Mot on June 28, when she slipped and banged her head.
Dr Vun Lim, 51, a consultant rheumatologist and educational supervisor at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital, was out climbing on Dinas Mot on June 28 when she slipped and banged her head.
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