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,...

BAQUET

n. A large, shallow, covered container filled with individually or a mixture of- water, iron filings, ground glass from bottles through which metal rods...

MCSOSKELIC

was first proposed by the French Physician L. Manouvrier as being the body type between brachyskelic and macroskelic.

BRIQUET'S SYNDROME

n. a personality disorder characterized by frequent, multiple complaints and treatment-seeking behavior despite the lack of physical symptoms to support them. These complaints often...

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...

ALBRIGHT'S DISEASE

launched by Fuller Albright, an American physician, a disease brought about for problems to do with the pituitary gland and hypothalamus gland, marked by...

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...

PRIMARY CARETAKER STANDARD

Utilized in child custody disputes, the primary caretaker standard evaluates each parent and generally awards custody to that parent that has taken on the...

OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS (OTC DRUGS)

drugs which can be bought sans a physician's prescription, like acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Commonly referred to as nonprescription drugs.

SECONDARY CARE

Provision of a specialized medical service by a physician specialist or a hospital on referral by a primary care physician. Compare with: primary...

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