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session

A 4-hour block of labour for a doctor in the UK, calculated for a year; a 10-session post as a consultant in paediatric haematology would be advertised as such and correspond to a 40-hour work week (37.5 hours of actual labour, taking into account lunch and other breaks). It is essentially equivalent to a 10-PA post; sessions are divided into direct clinical care (the majority) and supporting professional activities.

session

(sesh′ŏn) [L. fr. sedere, to sit]
A formal clinical encounter between a patient and a therapist. In psychology and psychiatry, each visit with a client constitutes a session. A meeting between the parties may have a single objective (e.g., to analyze feelings of loss or grief) or several goals (e.g., to quit smoking and increase exercise). Each chiropractic adjustment is a session, as is each whirlpool treatment provided to an injured athlete, or each visit with a speech therapist for a patient with swallowing difficulties.
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Conference, 22 July 1959 [Stein]; Sessions, [February 1948] [Grey]; Sessions: 20 November 1947,31 December 1948-14 March 1949 [Rosenzweig]; Sessions: 21 October 1954, 12 February 1958 [Klein]; Diagnostic Evaluation, July--September 1967; Notes, October--December 1967 [MacGregor], FTC; Intake, 31 January 1967 [Wald], FTC; Session, November 1955 [Dumont]; Session, 29 May 1948 [Reynolds]; Intakes: 6, 20 January 1961 [Neumann]; Sessions: 9 May, 20 June 1946 [Sullivan]; Session, 10 June 1943 [Bloom], PCMHC; Session, 4 February 1947 [Dimitriyevich]; Session, 9 February 1954; Social Service, 24 June 1955 [MacGowan].