nurse midwife

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nurse midwife

Certified nurse midwife, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

nurse midwife

A registered nurse who has completed specialized theory and clinical courses in obstetrics and gynecology and is certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives. The nurse midwife's practice includes providing primary obstetrical, neonatal, and preventive gynecological care to essentially healthy women and their normal newborns, usually in collaboration with an obstetrician-gynecologist.
See also: nurse
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nurse mid·wife

(nŭrs midwīf)
A registered nurse who specializes in midwifery; in some governmental jurisdictions, requires additional training and special licensure.
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