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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

service

As commonly used in UK medical parlance, a department, as in the radiology or pathology service of a particular NHS trust.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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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Our serviceman finds himself behind enemy lines in the confusion that follows the landings.
As the Germans are pushed back, our serviceman falls in love with a baker's daughter.
Our serviceman must convey an urgent message to an officer but the only practical route is through land still in enemy hands.
The coffins emerged in order of the seniority of each service and then of each individual serviceman.