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privileges

[priv′ilij′əs]
Etymology: L, privilegium, private law
authority granted to a physician or dentist by a hospital governing board to provide patient care in the hospital. Clinical privileges are limited by the individual's professional license, experience, and competence. Emergency privileges may be granted by a hospital governing board or chief executive officer in an emergency and without regard to the physician's or dentist's regular service assignment or status. Temporary privileges may be granted a physician or dentist to provide health care to patients for a limited period or to a specific patient.

privileges

Permission granted by a hospital or other health care institution to a physician or other provider to render specific diagnostic or therapeutic services Types Admitting privileges–right to admit Pts; clinical privileges–right to treat. See Admitting privilege, Clinical privilege, Conversion privilege, Emergency privilege, Hospital privileges, Staff privilege, Temporary privilege, Therapeutic privilege.

privileges,

n the authority granted to a physician or dental professional by a hospital governing board to provide patient care in the hospital. Clinical privileges are limited to the individual's license, experience, and competence.
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