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practice

 [prak´tis]
the exercise of a profession.
collaborative practice communication, sharing, and problem solving between the physician and nurse as peers; this pattern of practice also implies a shared responsibility and accountability for patient care.
differentiated practice the use of nursing staff in an acute care setting according to their expertise and qualifications.
evidence-based practice provision of health care that incorporates the most current and valid research results.
family practice the medical specialty of a family physician, concerned with the planning and provision of comprehensive primary health care, regardless of age or sex, on a continuing basis. Called also family medicine.
general practice old term for comprehensive medical care regardless of age of the patient or presence of a condition that may require the services of a specialist; this term has now largely been replaced by the term family practice.
nursing practice see nursing practice.

prac·tice

(prak'tis),
The exercise of the profession of medicine or one of the allied health professions.
[Mediev. L. practica, business, G. praktikos, pertaining to action]

practice

(prăk′tĭs)
v.
To engage in the profession of medicine or one of the allied health professions.
n.
1. The exercise of the profession of medicine.
2. The business of a practicing physician or group of physicians, including facilities and customary patients.

practice

Medspeak-US
The place where a physician practises medicine in a privately managed setting. (Termed “surgery” in the UK.)

Sports medicine (US)
verb To train at a particular activity; see Spring practice.
 
Vox populi
noun A habit; the manner of performing something.

verb (practise, BrE) To perform the art and science of medicine.

practice

Medtalk noun Surgery–British The place where a physician practices medicine in a privately managed setting. See Better practice, Family practice, General practice, Group practice, Independent practice, Integrated group practice, Malpractice, Office practice, Reduced-risk practice, Solo practice Sports medicine To train at a particular activity. See Spring practice Vox populi.
A habit, manner of performing something. See Good laboratory practice, Good manufacturing practice, Malpractice, Office practice, Reduced-risk practice, Solo practice, Spring practice verb To perform the art and science of medicine.

prac·tice

(prak'tis)
1. Direct professional involvement in health care services.
2. Rehearsal of a task or skill with the goal of achieving proficiency.
[Mediev. L. practica, business, G. praktikos, pertaining to action]

prac·tice

(prak'tis)
Exercise of the profession of dentistry, medicine, or one of the allied health professions.
[Mediev. L. practica, business, G. praktikos, pertaining to action]

Patient discussion about practice

Q. does anyone practice bikram-yoga and know misuse of knee that can result from it? I just started this type of youga 2 weeks ago but do it 3-4 times a week and now I have a pain in the knee- like an inflamation from the pressure or something... Is anyone into bikram and know how can I prevent that from happening???

A. hi...This is Prashantmurti...I m a Yoga Teacher by profession...
In a straight way I will recommannd you to do a traditional Yoga...not like Vikram yoga or hot yoga...even Ramdev's Yoga has a possibility of high side effects...
If possible fing a yoga teacher or instution of Satyananda Yoga (bihar Yoga)in ur location, which is very practical,traditional, simple and effective...better not to do vikram yoga ..give some rest to ur knees and after that go thru Satyananda Yoga.
(prashantmurti@yahoo.com)
Happy New Year

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The Council considered whether the GOC had selected the correct forms of illegal practice to focus on--with a consensus broadly agreeing to the approach.
Many of the drugs were dispensed without a prescription (an illegal practice in India), Kunin discovered, and patients failed to complete the minimum 5-day dosage that most antibiotics require for efficacy, thus causing more harm than good.
Taking notice of a video uploaded on facebook by a young man Tanveer Nandla highlighting accumulation of waste on road from Head Muhammadwala to Northern bypass and illegal practice of burning trash, Deputy Commissioner Amir Khatak immediately conveyed the problem to MWMC with instructions to resolve the issue.
Sources told Dawn that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has designated the district election commissioners (DECs) concerned as authorised officers to file criminal cases against all such candidates with the district and sessions judges seeking legal action for commission of an illegal practice.
Furthermore, stocks of illegal and expired medicines were seized from four different pharmacies and the drug court indicted four suspects on this illegal practice. Up to 46 out 106 clinics were found to be run by quacks during the inspection in the far-flung areas of Islamabad.
"The GDC takes reports of illegal practice of dentistry very seriously Spears and, where appropriate, will prosecute in the criminal courts."
Violation will be treated as an illegal practice. Furthermore, the contesting candidates and election agents shall dissuade their workers and sympathisers from destroying any ballot paper or any official mark on the ballot paper.
After the circulation of video clips on social media channels about hundreds of dead fish found on Seeb beach last week the ministry said it was due to the illegal practice of fishermen dumping unwanted catch.
The three are facing a case for illegal practice of dentistry, in violation of R.A.
Summary: Eighty-five municipalities have so far been referred to the judiciary over garbage burning despite repeated warnings to end the dangerous and illegal practice, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour said Monday.
Slamming inaction on the part of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Tan claimed that Park still practices medicine despite charges of illegal practice of medicine and estafa.
THE GENERAL Optical Council (GOC) has announced that it has launched a consultation into tackling illegal practice, with a focus on the misuse of protected titles and the unregulated supply of contact lenses on the internet.