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staff

 [staf]
1. a wooden rod or rodlike structure.
2. a grooved director used as a guide for the knife in lithotomy.
3. the professional personnel of a health care facility or agency.
staff of Aesculapius see aesculapius.
attending staff the corps of attending physicians and surgeons of a hospital.
consulting staff specialists associated with a hospital and acting in an advisory capacity to the attending staff.
house staff the resident physicians and surgeons of a hospital.
staff mix a term in the nursing minimum data set, defined as the combination of all caregivers participating in nursing care for an individual patient or client.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

staff

(staf),
1. A specific group of workers.
2. Synonym(s): director (1)
[A.S. staef]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

staff

Medtalk noun A group of physicians and health care professionals in a specific practice setting, or affiliated to a particular hospital or medical school, generally who provide Pt care. See Active staff, Adjunct staff, Consulting staff, Courtesy staff, Emeritus staff, Honorary staff, House staff, Medical staff verb To provide the personnel necessary for a service or operation to function in its intended capacity.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

staff

(staf)
1. A specific group of workers.
2. Synonym(s): director (1) .
[A.S. staef]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

staff

(staf)
1. A specific group of workers (e.g., reception, dental technicians, dentists).
2. Synonym(s): director (1) .
[A.S. staef]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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LOVED the outrage when a couple of staffroom jokers blew the whistle on tedious kids.
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