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A UK term of art used in statutory language referring to the doctor who cared for (“attended”) a particular patient during the illness that led to death and thus is familiar with the patient’s medical history, investigations, and treatment. The certifying doctor (i.e., the doctor signing the medical certificate of cause of death) should also have access to relevant medical records and the results of investigations.
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But, when he goes abroad on solemn days, he is attended, for state, by a military guard of five hundred horse, which, indeed, I thought was the most splendid sight that could be ever beheld, till I saw part of his army in battalia, whereof I shall find another occasion to speak.
It may be objected that the principle of selection has been reduced to methodical practice for scarcely more than three-quarters of a century; it has certainly been more attended to of late years, and many treatises have been published on the subject; and the result, I may add, has been, in a corresponding degree, rapid and important.
The doctors, therefore, all previous ceremonies being complied with, as this was a new patient, attended, according to desire, and laid hold on each of her hands, as they had before done on those of the corpse.
During this time she was visited by physicians, attended by nurses, and received constant messages from her acquaintance to enquire after her health.
A man would make but a very sorry chemist if he attended to that department of human knowledge alone.
In general, pre-Vatican n Catholics had relatively good access to Catholic education: About four in 10 attended a Catholic elementary school, one in four attended a Catholic high school, and one in 10 attended a Catholic college.
Students who have not attended class would presumably have the greatest need to "catch up" on the course material; do these students come to help-sessions?
The exception that applies here states that a federal employee may generally attend an open house or reception and accept any gift of refreshments if the gathering is widely attended, and if the employee's supervisor determines that it is in the agency's interest that the employee attend.
He kept kosher, went to Hebrew school, had a bar mitzvah and as a teen attended Jewish summer camps where he started to take a personal interest in his faith.
Author Linda Hudson-Smith attended a meeting to discuss her novel Ladies in Waiting (BET, 2002) and share book industry information.
This study focused on attendees' (a) beliefs about their IVC workshops and outcomes of attendance, (b) their attitudes toward having attended the workshops, and (c) their intentions to attend future IVC workshops.
A significant Canadian Anglican contingent attended the general assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC), held Feb.