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encounter

Managed care The process of a Pt coming to a provider, receiving services, and leaving. See also Visit, Window of service Medtalk A meeting, an interaction. See Semi-sexual encounter, Sexual encounter.

en·coun·ter

(en-kown'tĕr)
A health care contact between the patient and the provider who is responsible for diagnosing and treating the patient.
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Commandos of Elite Police Forces and heavy contingent of police took part in encounter in which brother of gang leader Gul Matti and his front man were killed.
"Incriminating material including arms and ammunition was recovered from the site of encounter," it said.
Recovered from the encounter site were a magazine containing eight ammunition of M1 Garand carbine rifle, three cellular phones, two cellular phone power banks, a pair of combat boots, hammock, and 10 kilos of rice.
He said the killing of 'innocent' people in the encounter was a sheer injustice meted out to the residents of Khyber district, who along with other tribal people would raise voice against it.
In the same month last year, police in Faisalabad killed two matriculation students in alleged encounter late at night.
States report this encounter data to CMSs Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS).
Martinez, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the Cleveland Clinic, and colleagues examined the correlation between prescription outcome and length of encounters for RTIs in a DTC telemedicine platform.
Once the provincial hierarchy or the top officers are given go-ahead, those falling in the 'encounter criteria' are immediately eliminated.
On the other hand Rawalpindi police have registered the FIR against gang members of killed persons s to save their fellow policemen who were involved in encounter.
Anwar is the prime suspect in a case pertaining to the extrajudicial killing of Mehsud and three others in an alleged staged encounter.
'Confirmed murder of Naqeebullah and other companions in a conference at 1:21 before the actual encounter took place,' Panhwar argued.
A military report disclosed that the encounter happened at about 3:25 p.m.