house surgeon


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house surgeon

a surgeon on call and immediately available on the premises of a hospital.

house surgeon

Abbreviation: H.S.
The senior surgical member of the hospital staff who acts in the absence of the attending surgeon.
See also: surgeon
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The health secretary has directed principals of all government medical colleges to suspend the junior doctors on strike and asked the principals to seek the service of house surgeons and junior doctors of private medical colleges.
Idea of this programme is to improve the oral hygiene and along with 48 doctors and 48 house surgeons, we have organized this programme," said Dr.
Sometimes they were short-tempered with us but it must be remembered they had a heavy administrative load, critically ill patients, and the constant change of house surgeons and student nurses.
House surgeons at two medical colleges were reportedly participating in the strike.
The medicos are demanding their stipend to be raised from 5000 rupees to 12, 000 rupees for house surgeons and over 8000 rupees -30000 rupees for postgraduate students.
Tenders are invited for h and fwd - medical education service - renovation of nurses cum pg and lady house surgeons quarters in government medical college, kottayam (dsr 2013)
Nurses have also taken on exercise tolerance testing, previously undertaken by house surgeons.
Tenders are invited for annual repairs to house surgeons quarters (ghij block) attached to govt.