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paramedical personnel

health care workers other than physicians, dentists, podiatrists, and nurses who have special training in the performance of supportive health care tasks. Examples are the emergency medical technician, audiologist, and radiological technologist. Also called allied health personnel.

allied health personnel

All healthcare personnel who are:
(1) Not physicians, dentists, podiatrists, or registered nurses; and
(2) Have received specialised training and require special licensure.

Allied health personnel
Chiropractors, dieticians, lab technologists, medical illustrators, technicians and transcriptionists, medical records technicians, occupational therapists, optometrists, phlebotomists, physicians’ assistants, podiatrists, practical nurses.

paramedical personnel

Health care workers who are not physicians or nurses. These include medical technicians, emergency medical technicians, and physician assistants.
See: allied health professional
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The paramedical personnel in both groups were aware of only four infections spread by improper handling of biomedical waste.
From a list of possible problem areas for potential patients that could be discussed or recognized by paramedical personnel, the following were selected because they were primarily volitional and amenable to behavior modification: smoking cessation, eating disorders, and domestic abuse.
Each of us and above all medical and paramedical personnel who perform the service of unrestricted provision of health services to all, without exception, must respect the privacy of every individual.
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It provides, inter alia, data on in-patients, surgical operations, out-patient attendances, bed occupancy rates, information on medical, nursing and paramedical personnel, various health indicators etc.
He urged the medical and paramedical personnel to exhibit deep sense of commitment to ensure the well being of the community they serve.
Otherwise, both groups of residents had about equal exposure to general internists (internal medicine 31%, family practice 28%), cardiologists (97%, 100%), and paramedical personnel (17%, 12%).
Baxter is well recognized as an educator of physicians, fellows, nurses and paramedical personnel.
He said: "The Jeddah Eye Hospital has set up temporary operation theaters to carry out surgeries, in which 84 doctors and other paramedical personnel participated.
Utilizing the services of senior citizens in the field of their excellence, preparing plans for raising funds within and outside country for their welfare, proposing schemes for strengthening the primary health care system including training and orientation to medical and paramedical personnel to meet the health care needs of senior citizens, are also included in the mandate of the council.
Using nursing or other paramedical personnel to instruct patients is one way to free physician time for other activities.
In addition to training its medical and paramedical personnel through exchange programmes, Apollo's consultants will also carry out cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, nephrology, neurosurgery and paediatric specialty clinics in Ghana.