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specialist

 [spesh´ah-list]
a health care professional whose practice is limited to a particular area, such as a branch of medicine, surgery, or nursing; especially, one who by virtue of advanced training is certified by a specialty board as being qualified to so limit his or her practice.
clinical nurse specialist a clinician with a high degree of knowledge, skill, and competence in a specific area of nursing. See clinical nurse specialist.
transcultural nurse specialist transcultural nurse specialist.

spe·cial·ist

(spe'shăl-ist),
One who has developed professional expertise in a particular specialty or subject area.

specialist

(spĕsh′ə-lĭst)
n.
1. A physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery, especially one who is certified by a board of physicians: a specialist in oncology.
2. A species with narrow habitat or food requirements: specialists that feed only on carrion.

spe′cial·ist, spe′cial·is′tic adj.

specialist

Medtalk A person with a recognized expertise in something; in the usual medical context, a specialist is board-eligible or board-certified in a recognized area of medicine–eg, pathology, psychiatry, radiology, who has undergone a formal residency training program of ≥ 3 yrs, and is entitled to sit for the closure–'specialty board' examination in that field. See Addiction specialist, Adolescent medicine specialist, cLinical nurse, Expert, Grants management specialist, Lab support specialist, State fluoridation specialist, Transfusion medicine specialist. Cf Primary care, Subspecialty.

spe·cial·ist

(spesh'ă-list)
One who devotes professional attention to a particular specialty or subject area.

specialist

1. A person devoted to a particular branch of study or practice.
2. A doctor qualified to practise in a restricted area of medicine or surgery.

spe·cial·ist

(spesh'ă-list)
One who has developed professional expertise in a particular branch of dentistry or medicine.

Patient discussion about specialist

Q. what is the medical name of the specialist who treats fibromyalgia? The person who treats arthritis is medically termed “rheumatologist”, then what is the medical name of the specialist who treats fibromyalgia?

A. Rheumatologist is an internist who is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of muscle, bones and joint complaint. If a person is having fibromyalgia together joint pain and inflammation, it would be better for him to be seen by an arthritis specialist who can better diagnose what might have caused fibromyalgia and what others might have been the causes other than fibromyalgia, which should not go undiagnosed. There is as such no medical name for the person who treats fibromyalgia.

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All children who had type B or type C tympanograms (Fiellau-Nikolajsen's modified Jerger's nomenclature [10]) with no stapedial reflex (unilateral or bilateral) were scheduled for a followup appointment at the specialist clinic within 3 weeks of the screening.
Lung specialists treat asthma patients, people with respiratory diseases and those with lung cancer - the biggest killer in the UK after heart disease.
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* Activities specialists and activities professionals provide leisure recreation, which may be therapeutic as well as diversional, for groups and individuals.
A monthly wage of a senior specialist and deputy head of directorate is 1,696 somoni, a monthly wage of a leading specialist is 1,032 somoni, and a monthly wage of a specialist is 846 somoni.
Noting the historic nature of the 150th Specialist Orientation Class, the course coordinator tasked the class with a mission--hold a contest to replace the cumbersome "Foreign Service Specialist Orientation Class" name with something as catchy as the generalists' "A-100" moniker.
During Question and Answer session of the National Assembly yesterday, the MP said hiring 20 specialists and four sub-specialists from Bangladesh at monthly salaries of Nu 345,000 and Nu 311,000 respectively would total to Nu 6900,000 and Nu 1,244,000 per month.
During 2017, 9% of EU enterprises recruited or tried to recruit ICT specialists and 5% reported having hard-to-fill vacancies for jobs requiring relevant ICT skills.
In total, 724 companies were categorized as State Specialists for 2018.
TRADITIONAL rulers from Akure community, led by Deji-in-Council on Wednesday, protested against the plans of the state government to convert the State Specialist Hospital in Akure to an annex of the University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED) Teaching Hospital, situated in Ondo town.
Specialists accused the ministry of hindering the presentation of the draft law, saying that the committee that was formed eight months ago to examine the proposed law is yet to come up with a decision.
Current ABA Model Rule 7.4 separates the concepts of "specialization" and "certification of specialty." Lawyers in states that have adopted the current version of the Model Rule may indicate they are "specialists" even if they are not certified, but, the comment notes, "such communications are subject to the 'false or misleading' standard" prohibiting a lawyer from advertising in a way that creates a misrepresentation.

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