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service

 [ser´vis]
the performance of an action or work for the benefit of others.
ancillary s's tasks provided by hospital employees not directly related to health care, such as housekeeping or security.

service

As commonly used in UK medical parlance, a department, as in the radiology or pathology service of a particular NHS trust.

service

1. A group of physicians in a particular discipline in a hospital.
2. A group of Pts for which a particular physician is providing care Hospital practice A group of medical practitioners who have clinical privileges in a specific area of medicine, surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, or other. See Ancillary service, ASC surgical service, Basic health service, Bulletin board service, Bundled service, Carve-out service, Clinical personal health service, Clinical preventive service, Clinical trials monitoring service, Covered service, Customer service, Directory service, Domestic service, Electronic Residency Application service, Emergency medical service, Epicell service, Enabling service, Environmental service, Epidemiology Intelligence service, Evaluation & management service, Fee for service, Fertility service, Free service, Hard medical service, Health care service, Hotel service, Inpatient service, Medical service, Medical transportation service, Mobile medical service, Modified fee for service, Observation service, Outpatient service, Phone counseling service, Preventive health service, Protective service, Public health service, Related service, Respite service, Social service, Soft medical service, Support service, Surgical service, Transition service, Type I service, Unrelated service, Wraparound service.

ser·vice

(sĕr'vis)
A firm or agency that provides on-scene response, assessment, stabilization, initial treatment as directed, and transport to the appropriate receiving facility (i.e., trauma center or hospital) for medical emergency or trauma patients.
[L. servio, to serve, fr. servus, slave]

ser·vice

(sĕr'vis)
A firm or agency that provides on-scene response, assessment, stabilization, initial treatment as directed, and transport to the appropriate receiving facility (i.e., trauma center or hospital) for medical emergency or trauma patients.
[L. servio, to serve, fr. servus, slave]

service,

n the performance of labor for the benefit of another.
service, denture,
n the diagnosis and treatment of edentulous and partially edentulous patients, including the diagnosis of existing and potential oral pathosis, planning of treatment for the preparation of the oral cavity for complete or partial dentures, fabrication and adjustment of the prostheses, and continuing observation of the changes in the oral conditions as the prostheses are in use.
service, gratuitous,
n a service that does not involve a return, compensation, or consideration.
service of process,
n the delivery of a writ, summons, or complaint to a defendant or witness. Service of process gives reasonable notice to allow the person to appear, testify, and be heard in court.
service, therapeutic,
n treatment of a clinical nature deliberately performed to regulate or stop disease and sustain healthy oral tissues.
services, health,
n.pl those services, including dentistry, that improve the general physical and mental well-being of the patient.

service

1. mating; the physical act of natural mating.
2. in terms of the delivery of services to animals includes surgical, pathological, clinicopathological, dispensary, radiological, anesthesiology services.

service boots
padded boots worn by mares during mating to prevent them injuring the stallion by kicking.
service collar
a broad leather pad worn over the withers by mares during mating to prevent the stallion injuring them by biting.
hold to service
an animal that has successfully conceived following natural mating or artificial insemination and does not return to heat.
service hobbles
worn by mares during mating to prevent them kicking the stallion.
service period
in a controlled mating program the period during which the males are left in with the breeding females, or during which inseminations are carried out.

Patient discussion about service

Q. How to design and run a Ambulance Service effectively. Different Models, Costs, Safety features, Planning, Strategy, Promotions, Partnerships, Risks etc...

A. Hmm... this website ( http://www.cms.hhs.gov/center/ambulance.asp ) contains a lot of information about how to run an ambulance service, from addresses to fee tables.

Hope I could help!

Q. is this a free service?

A. yes this is a 100% free site

Q. I am very much interested in social service. Especially I like helping the alcoholic. I am very much interested in social service. Especially I like helping the alcoholic. So does a person have to be alcoholic to experience problems from alcohol?

A. ALCOHOLISM is a big problem all over the world, but in the united states it is very bad, WHAT people dont know about alcohol is the problem. We all ways here about (cocaine)(crack)(herion)(speed)ect.BUT do you know that there are less of those addicts than there are alcoholics?DO you know how many people die each year from alcohol related death,the number is equile to or more than the amount of our soldiers killed in war.DO you know that more women end up in the hospitals,from being abused from there men getting drunk,find out how many babys are born each year with fetal alcohol syndrom(drinking while pregnant? It is good that you are interected in social service we need more young people willing to be part of stopping the problem,and not causing it----mrfoot56

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I have been told that in one of neighbour nations, whether it be in France or where else I know not, they have an order from the king, that when any criminal is condemned, either to die, or to the galleys, or to be transported, if they leave any children, as such are generally unprovided for, by the poverty or forfeiture of their parents, so they are immediately taken into the care of the Government, and put into a hospital called the House of Orphans, where they are bred up, clothed, fed, taught, and when fit to go out, are placed out to trades or to services, so as to be well able to provide for themselves by an honest, industrious behaviour.
They were in fact small mutual associations of a dozen or a hundred farmers, whose aim was to get telephone service at cost.
They did not for years discover that two telephone companies in one city means either half service or double cost, just as two fire departments or two post offices would.
Some of these duplicate companies built up a complete plant, and gave good local service, while others proved to be mere stock bubbles.
He was very angry, and was cursing the whole secret service.
There were many of us in the various secret services of the Oligarchy, and despite the shakings-up and reorganizations the secret services have undergone, they have never been able to weed all of us out.
I guess the Iron Heel won't need our services," Hartman remarked, putting down the paper he had been reading, when the train pulled into the central depot.
Still, however, a lack was strongly felt, and at last, accidentally and slowly, began the process of dramatizing the services.
Go when you please--but take care how you spread scandals about me and my affairs when you're out of my service.
While I am in your service, Sir Percival," I said, "I hope I know my duty well enough not to inquire into your motives.
In the several debates upon this impeachment, it must be confessed that his majesty gave many marks of his great lenity; often urging the services you had done him, and endeavouring to extenuate your crimes.
That if his majesty, in consideration of your services, and pursuant to his own merciful disposition, would please to spare your life, and only give orders to put out both your eyes, he humbly conceived, that by this expedient justice might in some measure be satisfied, and all the world would applaud the lenity of the emperor, as well as the fair and generous proceedings of those who have the honour to be his counsellors.