PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER (PCP)

A primary care provider, also known as a PCP or primary physician offers the first amount of care once a patient decides to seek...

BORJESON-FORSSMAN-LEHMANN SYNDROME

n. an X-linked disorder in which mental retardation is severe to profound. It is characterized by short stature, microcephaly, and hypogonadism, with little to...

BARANY TEST

n. a test used for detecting diseases related to the function of the semi-circular canals in the inner ear. Devised by Austrian physician Robert...

MULTIPLE DRAFTS HYPOTHESIS

proposed by Daniel Clement Dennett (1942 - ) and British physician Marcel Kinsbourne (1931 - ) which describes perception as being in draft form...

NEUROLOGICAL EVALUATION

Is one of the major examinations which physicians undergo with new patients typically looking at their- speech and behaviour, orientation and level of alertness,...

ANIMAL MAGNETISM

a hypothesized and mystical force that attracts males and females to each other, for the purposes of mating. This term is often used in...

BOARDING-OUT SYSTEM

n. in mental healthcare, refers to a system in which patients with psychotic conditions are placed under the care of a private home or...

PARIS MEDICAL SCHOOL

a group of physicians and pupils at the Salpetriere hospital in Paris, France, who advanced the research and hypotheses of French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot...

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (PA)

a licensed medical professional who renders care under the guidance of a supervising physician.

OTOLARYNGOLOGIST

noun. a specialist physician or surgeon that examines and remediates illness of the ears, nose, and throat and of the head and neck.

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