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sister

 [sis´ter]
the nurse in charge of a hospital ward (Great Britain).

sis·ter

(sis'tĕr), In Great Britain and its Commonwealth countries:
1. The title of a head nurse in a public hospital or in a ward or the operating room of a hospital.
2. Any registered nurse in private practice.

sister

/sis·ter/ (sis´ter) the nurse in charge of a hospital ward (Great Britain).

sister

(sĭs′tər)
n.
1. A female having the same parents as another or one parent in common with another.
2. Chiefly British A nurse, especially the head nurse in a ward.
adj.
Genetics Of or being one of an identical, related, or homologous pair: sister chromatids.

sister

a term used in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth for a nurse, particularly the head nurse in a hospital, a ward, or an operating room.

sister

Genetics
A female sibling.
 
Medspeak-UK
Nurse, especially a head nurse.

sister

1. Nurse–UK, especially a head nurse.
2. A ♀ sibling.

sis·ter

(sis'tĕr)
1. [Br.] The title of a head nurse in a public hospital or in a ward or the operating room of a hospital.
2. Any registered nurse in private practice.

Patient discussion about sister

Q. My sister is taking antidepressants for her depression. My sister is taking antidepressants for her depression. Antidepressant causes her severe headache. Her medicines were changed but there is no impact in her headache. This headache is continuous and reduces only after a good sleep. I think she can try with Chinese medicines for her headache? Will it be of any help?

A. Yes. You can try Chinese Medicines not only for headache but also for depression. Chinese medicine can help cure depression and they will not show any side effects. But headaches can be treated by Chinese medicines. Just meet the doctor and tell him the problem. She will be fine.
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Q. My sister has this disease and she works at a daycare.Can this disease be airbourne? Children come to the daycare sick. Some of her co-workers were out from work because they got sick from some of the children.

A. I don't know which disease you are talking about specifically, but certainly viruses and bacterias from sick children can infect people around them, especially close contacts like workers in a day-care center. The best way to avoid infections are usually washing hands multiple time a day and after holding the kids, this also helps to not infect the other kids around.

Q. I'm so sorry. I'm talking about the Gulillain-barre'syndrome that my sister has.

A. Well that is not an infectious disease and is not something she could have caught from working a a day-care center or being around children. The exact reason for this disease is not certain but it is known that there are both genetic and immunological factors that play a role.

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References in classic literature ?
She spoke as if her sister, between two and three years her junior, were her prejudiced grandmother.
The youngest sister in your tale was always light-hearted.
When I reached London I did hear how my sister died, but still I was afraid.
She paused again, and Celia thought that her sister was going to renounce the ornaments, as in consistency she ought to do.
The real state of things between Willoughby and her sister was so little known to herself, that in endeavouring to explain it, she might be as liable to say too much as too little.
Kitty knew that the words she had uttered in anger about her husband's infidelity and her humiliating position had cut her poor sister to the heart, but that she had forgiven her.
The sisters looked at Turlington, uncertain what to say or do next.
With sister Glegg in this humor, there was a cheerful prospect for the day.
exclaimed my sister, as if she didn't quite mean that, but rather the contrary.
Will your highness permit me to do as my sister asks?
Miss Crawford found a sister without preciseness or rusticity, a sister's husband who looked the gentleman, and a house commodious and well fitted up; and Mrs.
I desired that your sister should on no account be disturbed: my business was not with her, but with you.

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