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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 ?
The landlady held up a long, lean, red hand, in a sorrowful and sisterly protest.
mad--mad to have devoted myself to an ungrateful woman, to a person who doesn't appreciate a sisterly and Christian sacrifice of self.
At the opening of eighteen hundred and sixty-seven the relations between Anne and Blanche were relations of sisterly sympathy and sisterly love.
How can I thank you," she exclaimed, gratefully, "for your sisterly kindness to a stranger like me?
I like your company, because I am alone here, and your conversation pleases me more than that of any other person; but if you cannot be content to regard me as a friend - a plain, cold, motherly, or sisterly friend - I must beg you to leave me now, and let me alone hereafter: in fact, we must be strangers for the future.
It sounds more sisterly, and it will serve to remind me of our contract.
These were home letters bearing an earlier postmark than that of the former packets, and as Major Dobbin recognized among his the handwriting of his sister, who always crossed and recrossed her letters to her brother--gathered together all the possible bad news which she could collect, abused him and read him lectures with sisterly frankness, and always left him miserable for the day after "dearest William" had achieved the perusal of one of her epistles--the truth must be told that dearest William did not hurry himself to break the seal of Miss Dobbin's letter, but waited for a particularly favourable day and mood for doing so.
I put this view before him in a few simple and sisterly words.
Stevie did not even mutter to himself, but with the special sense of sisterly devotion developed in her earliest infancy, she felt that the boy was very much excited indeed.
Gen Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah, Minister of State for Defence Affairs in the sisterly State of Qatar, Chairman of the current session.
Riyadh, Safar 12, 1437, November 24, 2015, SPA -- An official source at the Foreign Ministry expressed the kingdom's condemnation and denunciation of today's heinous terrorist events that targeted the city of El-Arish, in the sisterly Egypt, the city of Al-Khamis, in the sisterly Libya and a Tunisian Republican Guard bus at the center of Tunis, the capital of the sisterly Republic of Tunisia.
The President who addressed, Tuesday, the graduation ceremony organized by the High Military Academy the Batch, 27 (national defence) and Batch 15 which includes Armed Forces officers, police officers, leaderships of the civil service and press in addition to officers from the friendly and sisterly countries affirmed that the government has paved the way for the national dialogue by the announcement of cease-fire and provision a number of guarantees for the arms holders to come to the negotiation table, resort to wisdom and respond positively to the peace call .