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staff

 [staf]
1. a wooden rod or rodlike structure.
2. a grooved director used as a guide for the knife in lithotomy.
3. the professional personnel of a health care facility or agency.
staff of Aesculapius see aesculapius.
attending staff the corps of attending physicians and surgeons of a hospital.
consulting staff specialists associated with a hospital and acting in an advisory capacity to the attending staff.
house staff the resident physicians and surgeons of a hospital.
staff mix a term in the nursing minimum data set, defined as the combination of all caregivers participating in nursing care for an individual patient or client.

at·tend·ing staff

physicians and surgeons who are members of a hospital staff and regularly see their patients at the hospital; may also supervise and teach house staff, fellows, and medical students.

at·tend·ing staff

(ă-tend'ing staf)
Physicians and surgeons who are members of a hospital staff and regularly see their patients at the hospital; may also supervise and teach house staff, fellows, and medical students.

attending staff

The group of physicians and surgeons who have privileges to practice at a hospital.
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We answer any questions that may arise and demonstrate to the patient and family that the clinical cardiology service is a collaborative team approach between the attending staff physician and the registered nurse.
Attending staff at County ED also looked for a demonstrated willingness to provide uncompensated work when searching for new faculty.
John's roles include attending staff family funerals, and providing a service for any players who feel they need to have a prayer said for them or need support.
These scheduled teaching rounds are carried out early in the morning by all residents and attending staff in order to review any new cases that may have been admitted to the University's District Hospital and the University's Pediatric Hospital during the previous 24 hours, and changes in the medical and neurological conditions of the inpatients.
"They said that, even though we had qualified in this area, if we wanted to work at Ysbyty Gwynedd, we would basically be able to do so only as attending staff or on a voluntary basis.
Mandavia, attending staff physicianat Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles.
With a known SAM patient, the anesthesiologist, surgeon or procedure physician will institute their sedation plan and order the SAM assessment and monitoring protocol to be followed by attending staff for this patient.
Among the recollections of intensive care patients the most annoying things are the presence of the orotracheal tube, the various attending staff activities and noise.
When a CT procedure requires scanning over the device continuously for more than a few seconds, such as during an interventional exam, "attending staff should be ready to take emergency measures to treat adverse reactions if they occur," the alert emphasizes.
When the proving ground gates opened at 6:30 a.m., the arriving Roadsters were welcomed home by attending staff. Approximately 2,600 owners and fans had journeyed from all over Japan and overseas to join in the celebration.
On the contrary; so long as one refrains from drinking directly from the fountain as I was tempted to, the attending staff last Sunday were quite enthusiastic about guests trying everything.
I was willing to pay the charges in full but I was told by the attending staff that even if I have paid, the money will not be returned to me in cash after the BD35 has been waived.