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A person who assists in a post-mortem examination by documenting information, taking photographs, answering the phone, etc., but isn’t involved in physical examination of the body.
A nonsterile member of a surgical team, who assesses the patient's condition before, during, and after the surgical operation and plans the intraoperative care plan, which is evaluated on an ongoing basis to provide the optimal outcome for the patient.
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