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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Soldiers who abuse the medical system are toxic to a company formation, and they contribute to the stigma of Soldiers going to sick call or seeking assistance with behavioral health.
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Keep in mind that during sick call as many as 5 to 10 percent of the camp population may be present for evaluation.
It is hoped that some of the olde sterotypes of the military physician just doing sick call ans induction physicals have been removed.
Could schedulers leave daily gaps for the inevitable overnight illnesses, a daily sick call for those who have toughed it out all night?
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Entrusted with the medical well-being of more than 900 Marines at Battalion, Begaye taught preventative medicine classes, held sick call, went on 21-mile "hikes" and was ready to administer emergency aid if a mishap occurred at a weapon qualification range.