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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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This would improve patient acceptance of the therapy and also reduce the need for additional intervention from the attending staff.
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.
He is working each week with a mentor iii his discipline and is attending staff development opportunities and every open college meeting we have held.
Fortunately, the attending staff were careful to point out that student attendance at abortions was purely voluntary.
Be sure employees are being paid for all hours worked, even before and after scheduled shifts, during scheduled breaks or meal periods, and while attending staff meetings or mandatory training sessions.
In fact, the attending staff was lined up in the emergency room asking what they could do.
The Caerphilly Parents' Council is an elected group whose activities range from organising fundraising to attending staff interviews.
A certificate of completion is presented to each attending staff member.
In all, interviews were conducted with eight physicians, nearly half of the ED's active attending staff, including all physicians with significant administrative responsibilities and many of the physicians with the heaviest workloads during the months that the fieldwork was conducted.