medical advisory committee

medical advisory committee

A generic, non-specific term used in the UK for a group of health professionals who advise a body on medical matters that impact on the body, including proposed policies and action plans related to safe practices, patient management, whether to adopt new medical technologies and so on. MACs have been convened to advise, variously, NHS executives, commercial divers, dancers, etc.
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The development comes after Fakhar's MRI scans were examined by the PCB Medical Advisory Committee, which has advised the left-handed opener to continue his rehabilitation programme so that the panel can review his recovery after 10 days before a decision to his safe return to competitive cricket can be made.
Periodically, our medical advisory committee and the NFL Physicians Society would issue white paper guidelines around strategies.
Two board members representing the Medical Advisory Committee were recalled after it emerged that the board was ignoring their views.
Earlier, the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Dr Mohammed Alkali, represented by the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), Dr Sa'id Abubakar Kaddas, said that the purpose of organizing the lecture was to educate staff drawn from various departments and units on burning issues adding that such an event holds on a regular basis in the institution.
The Alport Syndrome Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by a group of families affected by the disease and guided by a Medical Advisory Committee of renowned Nephrologists.
He was also a member of a number of university committees, serving on the Board of Surgery at the University of Zimbabwe from 1986 until 1991, and on the Faculty Board of Medunsa from 1993 to 2009, on the Medical Advisory Committee from 1994 to 2009, on the Medical Executive Committee from 1999 until 2009, and on the Joint Medical Personnel Committee for 10 years, 1999-2009.
The final day was attended by Dr Mohamed bin Ghanem al Ali al Maadheed, president; Ali bin Hassan al Hammadi, secretary-general; Dr Abdul-Salam al Qahtani, board member and general director, Medical Affairs Division; Dr Khaled Abdul-Hadi, chairman, Medical Advisory Committee; Dr Hassan al Yafi, executive director, Medical Affairs Division; and staff.
Bruce Cohen, head of the Society's National Medical Advisory Committee.
Prof Fairclough, an ex-member of the medical advisory committee of the Welsh Rugby Union, said the sport had "become a game of freaks".
Prof Fairclough, an exmember of the medical advisory committee of the Welsh Rugby Union, said the sport had "become a game of freaks".
Wood is also the current Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at LifeGift.
Treatment strategies for lymphedema include, but are not limited to, pressure garments, bandages, compression devices, skin care (NCI, 2015), and manual lymph drainage (National Lymphedema Network Medical Advisory Committee, 2011).

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