REFERRAL

Sending a subject to another physician or organization to allow for management of specific problems. Also refers to the subject being referred.

ASSISTED DEATH

one person assisting the other to commit suicide, by mutual agreement. This action can take the form of assisted suicide, passive euthanasia or active...

PHYSICIAN-HOSPITAL ORGANIZATION (PHO)

an establishment developed, owned, and overseen by at least one hospital and group of doctors to attain payer contracts and to further shared interests.

MENIERE'S DISEASE

results in a general disorder of balance and hearing due to a build-up of excess fluid in the inner ear. First proposed by French...

INTERVENTIONIST

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

ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY (ARO)

an association of scientists and physicians who collectively perform and share research on hearing, balance, speech, taste, and smell. The ARO publishes the Journal...

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.

PCP 1

a hallucinogenic drug, at times referenced as a psychedelic anesthetic due to it initially being cultivated as an amnestic analgesic for usage in...

RURAL HEALTH CLINIC (RHC)

Health care clinic which operates in any area defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as non-urbanized, and located in areas which have been designated...

SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE

a non-profit organisation of scientists and physicians studying the brain and nervous system.

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