sick call


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sick call

n.
1. A daily lineup of military personnel requiring medical attention.
2. A signal announcing the time for such a lineup.

sick call

The daily assembly when all sick and injured military personnel—other than those in hospital—report to a medical officer for examination (specifically at bugle call).

sick call

1. In the military, a scheduled time for those with (relatively) minor illnesses or injuries to visit a clinic.
2. In jails or prisons, a request by an inmate for health care services.
3. In home health, a house call or home visit.
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Patient encounter data for physicals and sick call visits were culled from a variety of sources, including a password-protected ERMC TH cart reservation calendar for which all TH Encounters in ERMC are documented, and daily printed AHLTA clinic lists from the COREFAC dispensary.
The sick call set had been passed from my grandmother to my mother to me.
Second, BMSCs should train medics on sick call and trauma procedures before deployment and also provide an aggressive in-country sustainment training program.
Could schedulers leave daily gaps for the inevitable overnight illnesses, a daily sick call for those who have toughed it out all night?
Guinen is particularly proud of the Mental Health Sick Call program, designed by her supervisor.
'I had just arrived home from a sick call at about three o'clock in the morning when Tom's wife phoned to say he'd had a heart attack,' said Brendan.
"The doctors outside the chamber would talk to me each morning and evening during sick call to check on each person's morale and condition," said Guillen.
All trainees who report to sick call with fever of 100.5 [degrees] F or higher are admitted to a minimal-care hospital ward at the Fort Jackson Army Hospital for observation and self-care.
Because we are staffed at the bare minimum, a sick call from an employee creates a problem.
"For me, as a corrections professional and local elected official, it is as much about teaching offenders a sense of accountability and responsibility as it is about trying to recoup some of the costs associated with incarcerating an individual," Hall said, adding that the fees-for-services policy forces inmates to choose between an extra bag of chips and going to sick call. Many of the facility's 3,000 inmates have never had to make such choices, Hall added.
To the outside observer, an HM's daily routine never seems to change--first comes morning sick call, followed by cleaning something, routine appointments, lunch, more general duty--and then the cycle begins all over again.
Meanwhile, McMenemy has added Ferguson to his growing sick call list.