FECHNER, GUSTAV THEODOR

Physician who didn't practice medicine but studied natural philosophy. After an illness he spent time looking at mental and physical aspects being part of...

FEE-FOR-SERVICE

This denotes the traditional method of payment for health care services, in which physicians or other providers set their own fees for services...

GENDER ASSIGNMENT

the term used for the classification of an infant at birth as either male or female. Children born with ambiguous genitalia are usually assigned...

GERIATRICIAN

the name of a physician, psychologist or other health care provider who specialises in the bio-psycho-social treatment and management of older adults. See geriatrics.

GOLTZ-GORLIN SYNDROME

the name of a syndrome described by Robert William Goltz (1923- ) and Robert James Gorlin (1923- ). US physicians.

GROUP MEDICAL PRACTICE

Practicing medicine by a group of physicians including various specialists that associated for administrative and for such clinical purposes as cooperative diagnosis, treatment...

INTERVENTIONIST

Atherapist, behavioural scientist, a physician, or other professional who modifies the symptoms or conditions of a patient

FALLOPIUS

is considered one of the most important anatomists and physicians of the sixteenth century, having argued against some of the accepted theories of the...

FATIGUE CHECKLIST

is typically used by physicians to diagnose fatigue; the checklists are standarized lists of symptoms associated with the medical condition, hence they can be...

US DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA)

an agency of the United States government mandated in 1930 to deliver the laws supplying benefits and other services to veterans, and their beneficiaries...

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