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Thompson

 [tomp´son]
Julia (1907–1972). First full-time Washington lobbyist for the American Nurses' Association. As a lobbyist, she was concerned with the improvement of education, working conditions, and economic and professional status in nursing. She also worked to improve Social Security benefits and for the passage of the Medicare program.

Thomp·son

(tomp'sŏn),
Henry, English surgeon, 1820-1904. See: Thompson test.

Thompson,

n.pr chiropractic technique in which the thrusts are applied primarily to the pelvis to adjust dysfunction. Often the complaints are related to discrepancies in the length of the patient's legs.