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med·i·cal care

the portion of care under a physician's direction.
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medical care

The use of medical skills to benefit a patient.
See also: care
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Helen Giza said: 'I am excited to be joining Fresenius Medical Care, the market leader in dialysis.
Fresenius Medical Care is the world's largest provider of products and services for individuals with renal diseases of which around 3.4m patients worldwide regularly undergo dialysis treatment.
'Fresenius Medical Care has invested significantly into bringing capabilities into Myanmar, including a nation-wide technical services team and application training specialists.
We are also ready with customized medical care, without taking the compassionate approach to each patient, without any exception," states Vijayalakshmi Raghu, MD, the medical board.
The acquisition would enable Fresenius Medical Care to further leverage its manufacturing, supply chain and marketing competencies across the dialysis products, services, and care coordination businesses in a less labor- and capital-intensive care setting.
Given current health status, income, consumer good prices, and the price of medical care, the consumer is assumed to optimize in the light of his/her expectations about every possible future health status.
Similarly, the air ambulance aircraft provided medical care and airlifted two Asians, aged 32 and 30 who sustained injuries when their car overturned on the highway in Tarif.
Consumption of medical care will inevitably rise as the consequence of an aging population and technological progress.
Despite the revision to medical care spending in the first four months of 2014, the rate of growth remains relatively strong.
The author's attitude toward his second cousin is forbearing, but in his discussion, he says that it appears to him that Obama imposed his preconceived political opinions on his mother's experience when he laments in his book Dreams from My Father that his mother suffered "because of a broken [American] health care system." This is inconsistent with the facts, Wolf notes: "She chose this medical care over all others." Obama's mother came back to the United States from Indonesia when she developed ovarian carcinoma, and she got excellent medical care in Memorial-Sloan Kettering, and later at Straub Clinic in Hawaii.

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