allopathic physician


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allopathic physician

[al′ōpath′ik]
a physician who practices allopathy. Almost all practicing physicians in the United States are allopathic. Compare chiropractor, homeopathist, osteopath.
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A few studies have compared counseling effectiveness and health promotion efforts between chiropractic and allopathic physicians.
1 na na Notes: Equivalence is indicated when the 95% confidence interval for the difference in failure rates between the allopathic physician group and each of the other two groups (ayurvedic physicians and nurses) lies within the predetermined margin of equivalence ([+ or -]5.
Like allopathic physicians, osteopathic physicians prescribe medication, perform surgery and practice in specialty areas.
Some of the information may be hard to digest, as the philosophy and traditions of the healing systems described are not familiar to many allopathic physicians.
SALT LAKE CITY -- The new subspecialty of hospice and palliative medicine will be open to osteopathic as well as allopathic physicians, following a decision by the American Osteopathic Association's Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists to approve certification in the discipline.
This text is useful, especially for allopathic physicians, to familiarize oneself with the evidence-based approach of complementary medicine.
This guide, which covers osteopathic as well as allopathic physicians, gives states' licensing requirements, including relevant examinations and fees, requirements for re- registration and CME requirements, endorsement policies for physicians holding an initial license, information on foreign medical graduates, continuing education, national boards, and licensing in the US Air Force, Army and Navy.
Nurse Practitioners are the only group of health care providers who use our specialty certification in our initials, FNP, PNP, ANP, GNP, WHNP, etc All allopathic physicians use the initials MD regardless of specialty.
As these institutions and their sponsoring cities grew in size and capability, however, so too did the aspirations of voluntarist hospital administrators and allopathic physicians.
In particular, professional organizations in the areas of acupuncture and manual therapy are offering and expanding continuing medical education (CME) programs in these fields for allopathic physicians, though there are few published data on their effectiveness[5,6]
Both allopathic physicians and complementary/ alternative practitioners identify this problem.