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sister

 [sis´ter]
the nurse in charge of a hospital ward (Great Britain).

sis·ter

(sis'tĕr), In Great Britain and its Commonwealth countries:
1. The title of a head nurse in a public hospital or in a ward or the operating room of a hospital.
2. Any registered nurse in private practice.

sister

/sis·ter/ (sis´ter) the nurse in charge of a hospital ward (Great Britain).

sister

(sĭs′tər)
n.
1. A female having the same parents as another or one parent in common with another.
2. Chiefly British A nurse, especially the head nurse in a ward.
adj.
Genetics Of or being one of an identical, related, or homologous pair: sister chromatids.

sister

a term used in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth for a nurse, particularly the head nurse in a hospital, a ward, or an operating room.

sister

Genetics
A female sibling.
 
Medspeak-UK
Nurse, especially a head nurse.

sister

1. Nurse–UK, especially a head nurse.
2. A ♀ sibling.

sis·ter

(sis'tĕr)
1. [Br.] The title of a head nurse in a public hospital or in a ward or the operating room of a hospital.
2. Any registered nurse in private practice.

Patient discussion about sister

Q. My sister is taking antidepressants for her depression. My sister is taking antidepressants for her depression. Antidepressant causes her severe headache. Her medicines were changed but there is no impact in her headache. This headache is continuous and reduces only after a good sleep. I think she can try with Chinese medicines for her headache? Will it be of any help?

A. Yes. You can try Chinese Medicines not only for headache but also for depression. Chinese medicine can help cure depression and they will not show any side effects. But headaches can be treated by Chinese medicines. Just meet the doctor and tell him the problem. She will be fine.
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Q. My sister has this disease and she works at a daycare.Can this disease be airbourne? Children come to the daycare sick. Some of her co-workers were out from work because they got sick from some of the children.

A. I don't know which disease you are talking about specifically, but certainly viruses and bacterias from sick children can infect people around them, especially close contacts like workers in a day-care center. The best way to avoid infections are usually washing hands multiple time a day and after holding the kids, this also helps to not infect the other kids around.

Q. I'm so sorry. I'm talking about the Gulillain-barre'syndrome that my sister has.

A. Well that is not an infectious disease and is not something she could have caught from working a a day-care center or being around children. The exact reason for this disease is not certain but it is known that there are both genetic and immunological factors that play a role.

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If you have the place to distribute information brochures to interested women, contact the Sister Study at 877-474-7837.
Working around their schedules to complete the book was tough, they admit, and they compared notes with their older sisters to get those childhood memories down straight.
Lucia entered religious life with the Sisters of St.
It says so right here," Sister Goose said, pointing to the words.
Robbins writes of her reporting method: "I sought out individual sisters who were willing to risk their sorority membership by letting me into their lives for an entire academic year .
Being sisters is about more than whose turn it is to empty the dishwasher, and that's reflected in You're the Best Sister Ever ($9.
She becomes, in turn, the prodigal child who deserted her loving father; the mother with the dead baby who came for Solomon's judgment; the sister of Moses who set herself up against his authority; and the adulterous wife of the prophet Hosea.
28) While their mother retained the position of mistress of the house, the sisters undoubtedly found it more comfortable to remain subordinate to their beloved mother rather than an unknown and intrusive sister-in-law.
In the second stage of meiosis, the sister chromatids, still tightly linked at their centromeres, gather at the centers of the two cells.
Sister Ephrem appeared in the form of a huge black-and-white swishing habit, replete with dangling rosary and too-tight wimple.

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