professions allied to medicine

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professions allied to medicine

A generic UK term for professions that provide ancillary medical services and have patient contact which (per NHS-Scotland), include clinical psychology, podiatry, dietetics, occupational therapy, orthoptics, physiotherapy, radiography (diagnostic and radiotherapy), speech and language therapy.

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Electroencephalography, electrocardiography, hearing aids, audiometry, surgical appliances, ultrasonics, nuclear medicine, industrial therapy, dental ancillary staff.

professions allied to medicine

A general title for a range of disciplines that offer medicine a wide spectrum of specialized knowledge and skills. The allied professions work in close association with clinicians to promote the recovery and welfare of patients. They include BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, CHIROPODY, DIETETICS, medical physics, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, ORTHOPTICS, ORTHOTICS, PHYSIOTHERAPY, prosthetics, RADIOGRAPHY and SPEECH THERAPY. The term ‘paramedic’ may be applied to some or all of these.
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The Company also provides travel nurse staffing services and is a leading provider of allied health professionals, including radiology specialists, diagnostic imaging technicians and clinical laboratory technicians.
Michael Miltenberger, Minister of Health and Social Services, who released the Retention and Recruitment Plan for NWT Allied Health Professionals, Nurses and Social Workers, said the plan was developed through consultations with a broad range of individuals and stakeholders.
Zynx Health physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals develop and update evidence-based content according to a timely, rigorous analysis of the peer-reviewed literature.
Its team of physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals rigorously review the latest peer-reviewed literature to develop clinical summaries and distill evidence-based best practices to help improve the quality of patient care.
Therefore, in addition to placing patient focused nurses and allied health professionals, Lucida will place formally trained IT professionals and/or technically savvy nurses and other clinicians looking to evolve or advance their career in healthcare and address this critical need.
The Zynx team of physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals rigorously review the latest peer-reviewed literature to develop clinical summaries and distill evidence-based best practices to help improve the quality of patient care.
With inclusion in these additional bibliographic databases, JNCCN articles are more readily available to physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and students from around the world The EMBASE journal collection is international with over 5,000 biomedical journals from 70 countries.
org) is the premier not-for-profit organization that provides education programs for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals, champions the interests of patients and advances the highest quality musculoskeletal health.
Over 6,000 persons are served each year and thousands benefit from evaluations performed by Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology trained allied health professionals throughout the United States.
NCCN Guidelines highlight the cutting-edge developments in treatment and are an essential tool for physicians, allied health professionals, patients and public and private payors," said William T.
The 11 new graduate positions also are being used to develop and trial a new training program that would fit Allied Health professionals with skills and experience more suited to working in regional and remote areas.
Nine contributions from academics and practitioners explore various aspects of professional development for allied health professionals.

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