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internist

 [in-ter´nist]
a specialist in internal medicine.

in·tern·ist

(in-ter'nist, in'ter-nist),
A physician trained in internal medicine.

internist

/in·tern·ist/ (in-ter´nist) a specialist in internal medicine.

internist

(ĭn-tûr′nĭst)
n.
A physician specializing in internal medicine.

internist

[intur′nist, in′turnist]
Etymology: L, internus, inward
a physician who specializes in internal medicine.

internist

Medtalk A practitioner of general medicine is certified by the Am Board of Internal Medicine–ABIM, who has had 3 yrs of formal training in internal medicine. Cf Family practitioner, Intern.

in·tern·ist

(in-tĕr'nist)
A physician trained in internal medicine.

internist

(USA) a physician who specializes in the study and treatment of non-surgical diseases in adults. A specialist in internal medicine.

internist

a specialist in internal medicine.

internist program
a postgraduate training program suitable for an internist.
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For mammograms--11,806 women had one during the study year--those with an internist were slightly more likely to get the screen.
Among the internists and family physicians, significant factors included female sex, internal medicine specialty, board certification, fewer years in practice, group practice, fewer patients seen per week on average, involvement in clinical teaching, and an urban practice location.
THE DEFENSE The internist maintained that the patient had been advised several times to undergo a colonoscopy and had refused to do so, although records didn't support that claim.
Virginia and I reveled at finding The Original Internist listed on the computer screen when we visited the Library of Congress.
For a copy of the July/August issue of The Internist.
Almost 5 years after his first visit to the internist, the patient requested another colonoscopy, which revealed rectal cancer.
A total of 81% of dermatologists, 56% of internists, and 60% of family physicians in a nationally representative sample reported that they routinely perform skin cancer examinations.
That means internists and family-practice doctors keep three or four spots open each day.
Watch for the July-August issue of The Internist to see how Medicare may look in the 21st Century.
In Best Practices for Patient Interaction and Rapport as an Internist, ExecSense examines tips, tricks and techniques used by leading internists that are guaranteed to immediately improve your interactions with patients.
A WOMAN WITH DISABLING RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS visited her long-time internist with pulmonary symptoms.
NEW ORLEANS--The cost of care may be more expensive at an internist's office, but it appears that internists may do a better job than family physicians in offering preventive care services such as flu shots and cancer screenings.