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clinician

 [klĭ-nish´an]
an expert clinical practitioner and teacher.
nurse clinician see nurse clinician.

cli·ni·cian

(klin-ish'ŭn),
A health professional engaged in the care of patients, as distinguished from one working in other areas of practice.

clinician

(klĭ-nĭsh′ən)
n.
A health professional, such as a physician, psychologist, or nurse, who is directly involved in patient care, as distinguished from one who does only research or administrative work.

clinician

A qualified healthcare professional in the UK.

Examples
Doctor, nurse, midwife, pharmacist, psychologist, allied health professional—e.g. dietician, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, podiatrist, and speech and language therapist. Also social workers/care managers if they are part of the team providing direct patient care.

clinician

A health care professional–physician, physician assistant, or nurse–involved in active Pt management. See Primary mental health care clinician, Staff clinician. Cf Academician.

cli·ni·cian

(klin-ish'ŭn)
A health care professional engaged in the care of patients, as distinguished from one working in other areas.

clinician

Any doctor, of any speciality, dealing directly with patients.

cli·ni·cian

(klin-ish'ŭn)
A health care professional engaged in the care of patients.
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