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medic

(mĕd′ĭk)
n.
1. A member of a military medical corps.
2. A physician or surgeon.
3. A medical student or intern.

medic

abbreviation for paramedic.

medic

Medspeak-UK
(1) Doctor, physician.
(2) Non-surgeon, viewed from the perspective of a surgeon in the UK.

Military medicine
Aid man, combat medic, military medical corpsman. A non-physician member of a medical detachment who is assigned to a company, battery, troop, battalion, etc., and trained to give first aid and trauma care to the wounded on the battlefield and forward information about specific casualties to the battalion or regimental surgeon. Combat medics travel with troops and are protected under the Geneva Convention. While they carry a weapon, it is for self-defence or to protect the wounded under the medics’ care. Offensive use of the weapon results in forfeiture of the Convention’s protection.

MEDIC

minimum essential drug information checklist.
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Signing on the dole was the lowest moment in my life, but Medics UK showed me I could transfer the skills I'd learnt during combat training and find a new career.