SJOGREN-LARSSON SYNDROME

an autosomal recessive condition that features scaly skin, mental retardation and spasticity that can be caused by several genetic factors. It was reported in...

INTERVENTIONIST

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

AMBULATORY CARE

healthcare or mental help offered to people on an outpatient, non-emergency basis. This kind of help might consist of inspection, identification, medication, and rehab...

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,...

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...

CARE-AND-PROTECTION PROCEEDINGS

n. an intervention initiated by the court in behalf of a child's best interest in terms of health, education, and well-being. This is done...

PAYTON, CAROLYN R

An American psychologist, Carolyn Payton is widely recognized as director of the Peace Corps in the late 1970's and as a primary advocate for...

ATTACHMENT BOND

the primary, enduring, relationship that gradually develops between an infant and his or her caregiver.

BRUSHFIELD-WYATT SYNDROME

n. a familial disorder which causes mental retardation. The condition is characterized by the presence of a port-wine birthmark, and it is marked...

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (PA)

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

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