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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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It is often difficult for a PFC or SPC medic, no matter how proactive, to get advanced training.
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Frequently referred to as "doc" by the Soldiers they care for, the 68W Health Care Specialist, or combat medic, is the Army's second-largest military occupational specialty (only the infantry is larger).
Sarah Crowder, his spouse and fellow deployed medic, said the event broke up the monotony of the deployment for soldiers on the base and those who were visiting from other locations.
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