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medical

 [med´ĭ-kal]
pertaining to medicine or to the treatment of diseases; pertaining to medicine as opposed to surgery.
medical assistant a person who, under the direction of a qualified physician, performs a variety of routine administrative and clinical tasks in a physician's office, a hospital, or some other clinical facility.
medical laboratory technician (MLT) see clinical laboratory technician/medical laboratory technician.
medical record administrator one responsible for the indexing, recording, and storage of medical records and reports of patients admitted to hospitals and other health care agencies, and who also prepares reports of births, deaths, transfers, and discharges of patients, and of treatments received.

There are two levels of qualification for the medical record practitioner: Registered Record Administrator (RRA) and Accredited Record Technician (ART). Only those persons who have passed the registration examination of the american health information management association are entitled to use the professional designation of Registered Record Administrator or the job titles of medical record administrator and health record administrator. Only individuals who have passed the accreditation examination of the Association are entitled to use the designation of Accredited Record Technician. Suitable job titles for the RRA might include: Medical Record Administrator; Director, Medical Record Administration Program; Director, Medical Record Services; Instructor; Coordinator; and Research Associate. Suitable job titles for the ART might include: Medical Record Technician; Director; Assistant Director; Supervisor; and Instructor.

med·i·cal

(med'i-kăl),
1. Relating to medicine or the practice of medicine. Synonym(s): medicinal (2)
2. Synonym(s): medicinal (1)
[L. medicalis, fr medicus, physician]

medical

(mĕd′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the study or practice of medicine.
2. Requiring treatment by medicine.

med′i·cal·ly adv.

medical

adjective Referring to medicine.
 
noun
See Major medical.

medical

adjective Referring to medicine noun See Major medical.

med·i·cal

(med'i-kăl)
1. Relating to medicine or the practice of medicine.
Synonym(s): medicinal (2) .
2. Synonym(s): medicinal (1) .
[L. medicalis, fr medicus, physician]

medical

1. Pertaining to the whole discipline of healing, exercised by whatever means.
2. Pertaining to those disorders that are treated by drugs and advice rather than by surgical methods.

med·i·cal

(med'i-kăl)
Relating to medicine or the practice of medicine.
Synonym(s): medicinal (2) .
[L. medicalis, fr medicus, physician]

Patient discussion about medical

Q. is it ok to use drugs for medical reasons? and who is to decide when is necessary to use drugs when needed?

A. Today the most used "medical" drugs are narcotics- for pain relief, for patients who suffer extreme pain. All sorts of Codaine and Morphine types are used and on a very wide basis, and they are specially perscribed for ones who need them.

Q. How about Psychiatric Drugs for bipolar? One of my friend is suffering from bipolar. Will Psychiatric medications help him to come out of this affect?

A. from what i read- there are certain medication that can help. if the first one doesn't - there is a second and third line of medication. from a personal experience (not mine, a friend of the family) it can even save your friend's life..

Q. What medications are forbidden to take with alcohol? And why is that?

A. I think this web page will give you something to think about:
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa27.htm
apparently there are more drugs you shouldn’t mix with alcohol then I could think of…

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