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specialty

 [spesh´al-te]
the field of practice of a specialist.

spe·cial·ty

(spe'shăl-tē),
The particular subject area or branch of medical science to which one devotes professional attention.
[L. specialitas fr. specialis, special]

specialty

/spe·cial·ty/ (spesh´ul-te) the field of practice of a specialist.

specialty

(spĕsh′əl-tē)
n.
A branch of medicine or surgery in which a physician specializes; the field or practice of a specialist.

specialty

[spesh′əltē]
Etymology: L, specialis
a branch of medicine or nursing in which the professional is specially qualified to practice by having attended an advanced program of study, passed an examination given by an organization of the members of the specialty, or gained experience through extensive practice in the specialty.

specialty

An area of specific interest in medicine or surgery—e.g., histopathology, urology, cardiology—for a medically qualified doctor, for which he or she has trained for 5+ years, been examined by the relevant College (American College of “X” or Royal College of “Y”), and has gained practical experience.

Specialty codes in Scotland
C2—Accident & Emergency
G22—Adolescent Psychiatry
C3—Anaesthetics        
C41—Cardiac Surgery   
A2—Cardiology
C4—Cardiothoracic Surgery    
J3—Chemical Pathology     
G21—Child Psychiatry
R1—Chiropody/Podiatry
A3—Clinical Genetics        
H2—Clinical Oncology        
H1—Clinical Radiology   
D1—Community Dental Practice  
T21—Community Midwifery    
A7—Dermatology   
C5—Ear, Nose & Throat   
A8—Endocrinology       
G3—Forensic Psychiatry      
A9—Gastroenterology        
A1—General Medicine        
G1—General Psychiatry     
C1—General Surgery        
C11—General Surgery (exc. Vascular)      
AA—Genito-Urinary Medicine
AB—Geriatric Medicine
E11—GP Obstetrics
E12—GP Other than Obstetrics
F2—Gynaecology
J4—Haematology        
AC—Homeopathy
A6—Infectious Diseases
G5—Learning Disability
AD—Medical Oncology
T2—Midwifery
AH—Neurology  
C6—Neurosurgery
F3—Obstetrics
F31—Obstetrics Antenatal          
F32—Obstetrics Postnatal          
AK—Occupational Medicine
C7—Ophthalmology
D4—Oral Medicine
D3—Oral Surgery
D5—Orthodontics
D8—Paediatric Dentistry
CA—Paediatric Surgery
AF—Paediatrics
AM—Palliative Medicine     
C9—Plastic Surgery
G4—Psychiatry of Old Age
AP—Rehabilitation Medicine
AG—Renal Medicine
AQ—Respiratory Medicine
D6—Restorative Dentistry
AR—Rheumatology
R11—Surgical Podiatry
C42—Thoracic Surgery
C8—Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery
XSU—Unspecified
CB—Urology
C12—Vascular Surgery

specialty

Medtalk A specialized area of medical or surgical practice. See Controllable life-style specialty, Medical specialty, Noncontrollable life-style specialty, Organ-based specialty, Subspecialty, Surgical specialty, Unrecognized specialty. Cf General practice.

spe·cial·ty

(spesh'ăl-tē)
In health care, the particular subject area or branch of medical science to which one devotes professional attention.
[L. specialitas, fr. specialis, special]

spe·cial·ty

(spesh'ăl-tē)
The particular subject area or branch of dental or medical science to which one devotes professional attention.
[L. specialitas fr. specialis, special]

specialty,

n a particular field of attention and endeavor to which a therapist's efforts are devoted.
specialty, dental,
n the eight special-ties recognized by organized dentistry: endodontics, public health dentistry, oral radiology, oral surgery, oral pathology, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and prosthodontics.

specialty

a legally recognized field of practice of a specialist.
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