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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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Significantly limiting and focusing the temporary reassignments of nurses to similar units that need additional assistance due to sick calls or increased patient volume
The sick calls are believed to have included threats made to his wife and three children.
Police officer Jim Ward made sick calls to a woman he had helped only months before.
He checks a map of the borough of Kinnelon to pinpoint the location of two homes where sick calls have been requested.
And said reasons behind spike in sick calls is because of pilots getting health matters cleared away before any modifications to health care plans are made.
WORCESTER - The Worcester Regional Transit Authority buses were running on schedule yesterday, a day after service was slowed by a run of driver sick calls that officials said was a work action.
Despite the public humiliation of Sachs and his family, the comic described the four sick calls to the Fawlty Towers actor's answerphone as "a very small matter".
NWA management has recently attempted to place the blame for flight cancellations on pilot sick calls.
The dad of two posed as a teacher or relaxation researcher to make "tens of thousands" of sick calls after picking victims from phone books.
Those personnel will be redeployed to county areas as regular patrols, but if we get call-ins, sick calls or injuries in our city areas, then they'll be used to fill those vacancies,'' Pigott said.
from unofficial and unelected sources to disrupt the company`s operations of the New Year holiday` but sick calls over the weekend were apparently up by 20% compared to normal.
That means there is no way for Minnich to cover sick calls, personal days, vacations or even court appearances.