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supervision of a service, group, or system providing medical care to people; commonly in an office, hospital, or by allied health paraprofessionals.
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medical directionA term referring to the direct oversight by a fully qualified specialist of procedures performed by others (e.g., by resident physicians, CRNAs, physician assistants). Medically directed procedures fall between personally performed and medically supervised procedures.
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medical directionMedical practice The direct oversight of procedures performed by others–eg, by resident physicians, CRNAs, physician assistants See Physician extender. Cf Medical supervision.
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Physician input to and overseeing of policies, protocols, medical procedures, training, and quality assurance for an emergency medical service system.
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