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pertaining to one's profession or occupation.
one who is a specialist in a particular field or occupation.
allied health professional a person with special training, certification, and licensing with responsibilities bearing on patient care. See also allied health.
impaired professional a professional who has gotten involved in substance abuse.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


adjective Referring or pertaining to a profession.
noun One who practises a profession. In most jurisdictions and countries, professionals are trained, specialised, registered and regulated.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.


adjective Pertaining to a profession noun One who practices a profession, see there. See Behavioral health professional, Health care professional, Mental health professional.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Patient discussion about professional

Q. please let me know my role as a health care professional in caring for a child with autism. I am a health care professional not a specialist. So consider my situation and please let me know my role as a health care professional in caring for a child with autism.

A. If you can provide good nutrition that would be huge,
higly effective natural nutritionals include:

cod liver oil
flax seed oil
raw apple cider vinegar

Also, avoid highly processed foods like white sugar, white flour, an high fructose corn syrup.

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