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SMS

Abbreviation for Senior Medical Student.

SMS

Abbreviation for:
Security Management Specialist 
senior medical student
serial motor seizures
Simvastatin Multicenter Study
Smith Magenis syndrome
Socioeconomic Monitoring System
somatomedins
solitary myofibroma of skin
Specialties Matching Service
sphingomyelin synthase
stiff-man syndrome

Seating and Mobility Specialist

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SMS

An occupational therapist with specialty certification in providing assistive technology and advice for those needing seating, positioning, or wheeled mobility devices.

Simplified Motor Score

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SMS

An assessment tool to gauge the severity of head injuries. It is derived from and works as well as the more detailed Glasgow Coma Scale.

Patient care

The SMS consists of evaluating whether a trauma patient obeys commands (the patient scores two points), localizes pain (the patient scores only one point), withdraws from pain or is even less responsive (the patient scores no points).

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