sick call


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sick call

n.
1. A daily lineup of military personnel requiring medical attention.
2. A signal announcing the time for such a lineup.

sick call

The daily assembly when all sick and injured military personnel—other than those in hospital—report to a medical officer for examination (specifically at bugle call).

sick call

1. In the military, a scheduled time for those with (relatively) minor illnesses or injuries to visit a clinic.
2. In jails or prisons, a request by an inmate for health care services.
3. In home health, a house call or home visit.
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It proves that they made it to sick call and were seen and treated by a physician.
Now when a suspicious sick call comes in, coworkers don't resent it.
The following three days I saw adult sick call patients there, providing adult medicine, pediatrics, optometry, gynecology, pharmacy and physical therapy.
Providing daily sick call and transfer physicals for detainees in the brigade internment facility are also missions that often fall to the BSMC and are critical to both daily operations in theater and the legitimacy of the overall mission.
LT Jeffery Chao one of NEDU's medical diving officers, conducts sick call with the divers inside the chamber.
In the 10 months she was deployed, Wasden was responsible for treating injuries ranging from your basic sick call symptoms to joint and muscle problems, all while anxiously looking over her shoulder, dealing with inclement weather and the occasional sandstorm.
The court noted that the "mere fact" that the county had a rather elastic and later-criticized policy regarding the scheduling of sick call at the county jail during the detainee's confinement was not, alone, sufficient to establish liability.
For me, as a corrections professional and local elected official, it is as much about teaching offenders a sense of accountability and responsibility as it is about trying to recoup some of the costs associated with incarcerating an individual," Hall said, adding that the fees-for-services policy forces inmates to choose between an extra bag of chips and going to sick call.
Sick call shall occur once every two weeks for two hours, unless additional time is required
Prison Health Services Staffing Statements Terri Grandlund RN, Santa Rita -- 17 years ten months Monday through Friday we have full staffing for sick call.
First run (1) Second run (2) Number of hours worked per day 8 8 Ordinary clinic visits by appointment 4 6 Scheduled periodical exams or chronic clinic visits 2 3 Same-day referrals from nursing sick call 4 4 Walk-in physician sick-call visits without a previous nursing assessment 1 2 Total number of patients treated 11 15 Of these: Brief visits (less than five minutes) 3 4 Average visits (six to 20 minutes) 7 10 Extensive visits (20+ minutes) 1 1 Acute emergencies 0.
The court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants on the medical care claims, noting that the prisoner received 16 sick call examinations during the three months following his alleged assault.