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a worker who is an assistant to another.
home health aide a paraprofessional worker with specified training and certification to provide unskilled home health care under the direction of a registered nurse.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


(ad) [Fr. aide, helper]
1. Assistant.
2. A nurse's aide or nursing assistant.

certified medication aide

Abbreviation: CMA
An unlicensed health care worker who can administer oral and topical medications in long-term or chronic care facilities after successfully completing a state-approved medication administration course.
Synonym: certified medication technician

physical therapy aide

A person trained by a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant to provide clinical support services in physical therapy for tasks that do not require clinical decision making or problem solving in patient care. Physical therapy aides should function with continuous on-site supervision.
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Artur ran at him and tried to punch Aiden but he ducked out of the way.
Aiden also suffers from epilepsy and the surgery will help with his "worsening seizures".
Chris Maguire and Aiden McGeady could feature against Oxford United
"Parade with Aiden Byrne will be unlike anything seen before at the racecourse or indeed within thecity of Chester.An intimate and stylish space promising the optimum experience of any sporting venue, our guests' race day will be exquisitely crafted and managed by our unrivalled concierge team.
Hibernian said: "We like to think our players hit the target more often than not, but it's good to hear Aiden and Abi are still in one piece and enjoyed their visit to the Hibernian Training Centre."
"The only thing I can do is what I'm doing now and that is make sure that we help Pip, Harry and Olivia and we make sure they know who Aiden was.
The house also has designer kitchens and bathrooms and Aiden has had CCTV and panic alarms fitted.
After telling friends and family he was bisexual or a lesbian to try and stop his transgender feelings, Aiden now feels more comfortable in his own skin.
Brown Brothers are to continue their sponsorship with Aiden Moffat Racing and will see the Brown Brothers Distribution logo proudly displayed on the car bonnet and tailgate as well as the Laser Tools Racing team kit.
Joining a galaxy of stars from across music, the arts and science, Aiden is the youngest chef ever to win a Michelin Star.
AIDEN McGEADY trained with Sheffield Wednesday yesterday morning after completing his loan move from Everton.