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extern

 [eks´tern]
1. a medical student or graduate in medicine who assists in patient care in the hospital but does not reside there.
2. a student nurse employed by an institution to provide care and develop clinical skills outside of the hours spent in school.

ex·tern

(eks'tern),
An advanced student or recent graduate who assists in the medical or surgical care of hospital patients; formerly, one who lived outside of the institution.
[F. externe, outside, a day scholar]

extern

/ex·tern/ (ek´stern) a medical student or graduate in medicine who assists in patient care in the hospital but does not reside there.

extern

or

externe

(ĕk′stûrn′)
n.
A person associated with but not officially residing in an institution, especially a nonresident physician on a hospital staff.

ex′tern·ship′ n.

extern

[eks′turn]
Etymology: L, externus, outward
a medical or dental student who lives outside the institution but provides medical or dental care to patients as an extracurricular activity under the professional supervision of hospital staff members. Compare intern.

extern

Graduate education A student in the 3rd or 4th yr of medical school–in North America, who attends ward rounds of a teaching hospital, and learns clinical medicine by example and quasi-active participation in Pt management. See Pimping. Cf Intern.

ex·tern

(eks'tĕrn)
An advanced student or recent graduate who assists in the medical or surgical care of hospital patients.
[F. externe, outside, a day scholar]

extern

a veterinary student or graduate in veterinary science who assists in patient care in the hospital but does not reside there.

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Q. Is it possible to show external symptoms with a food allergy? The research I've done only mentions irritation of the throat and mouth, wheezing, etc. But is it possible to develop hives and itching on your back, arms, legs, but not have any irritation in your throat, mouth, etc, when you're affected by a food allergy, such as soy? Also, is it possibly a food allergy if the hives take a long time to go away, maybe a day or two?

A. Yes, it is possible. This exact same thing happens to me when I eat avocado products.
My skin whelps up, turn's red and itches like nothing else...
I hope that this helps and good luck with your allergies!

Q. i'm 21 years old, and my penis outer skin covers the shaft. Is it natural to have like that? from my young age the outer skin of my penis covers my shaft, and only a little of the tip is exposed even if i try to pull the skin upwards. Is it natural to have it like that? I've seen in all porn movies and other sex videos that for all those guys the outer skin can be pulled up half the way. Will this affect my sex life?

A. i went through that link. But still i'm not clear. The flash video shown over there is different from what I can see with my penis. In the video the foreskin can be pulled a long way, and the head of the penis is fully exposed. But this doesn't happen with me. Even at erect stage, my head is exposed only a little bit( like in the first part of first picture ). Can someone give more info?

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The court reasoned that because the externs received training and academic credit, the defendants "received little if any economic benefit from Plaintiffs' work.
PLANNING THE EXTERNSHIP After the selection process, the Leadership Team begins identifying and developing the activities in which the externs will participate.
The research team discussed the development of the data collection instrument A pilot questionnaire was finalized and mailed to externs who had completed an externship.
Doyle says teacher externs also should take advantage of the opportunity to ask employers what kind of students they want to hire.
Our facility insures that the Nurse Externs DO NOT perform any procedures that require special certification, such as venipuncture or nasogastric intubation.
This study, therefore, has the following purposes: a) to obtain reflective feedback from nurse externs in order to gain an understanding of the nature of transformative learning during a summer externship program; and b) to add to the current literature on nurse externship programs as a way to enrich nursing practice, education, and future research.
By encouraging externs to take advantage of new learning opportunities at their own pace, preceptors empowered students, putting them in control of their learning and allowing them to progress according to their own readiness.
The externs litigate family law and contested divorce cases for women throughout New York City in need of legal assistance, especially those with complicated and demanding cases.
However, the most rewarding experience didn't come from a nursing skill, it came in the early morning hours of my last few days as an Extern.