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subspecialize

(sŭb′spĕsh′ə-līz′)
intr.v. subspecial·ized, subspecial·izing, subspecial·izes
To have or pursue a subspecialty: subspecialize in cosmetic surgery.

sub·spe′cial·ist (-spĕsh′ə-lĭst) n.
sub·spe′cial·i·za′tion (-spĕsh′ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Between April 2015 and October 2015, we conducted focus groups with patients (n = 6 groups) and subspecialist physicians (n = 2 groups) and surveyed primary care clinicians within one health network.
Patients with high-deductible insurance plans could save money by being a member at Pinnacle rather than seeking treatment at an urgent care center or a subspecialist, Hruby said.
Consultants at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) are advising the community to seek regular eye checks with appropriate specialists and subspecialists to benefit from the deeper level of expertise needed to diagnose accuratelyand treat the most serious and complex eye conditions.
In his editorial, Dr Laposata bemoans the shortcomings of the autopsy, which he claims does not address specific clinical questions, and argues that subspecialists should perform autopsies.
She is a consultant gynaecologist and subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine & Surgery.
With this model, we foresee that subspecialist education, the highest tier in medical education worldwide, can to a large extent be removed from the national medical budget and be absorbed by the private sector, which, as we know, is willing to do so.
Generalists refer to subspecialists when technical expertise is desired to help with a clinical situation and potentially reduce medical legal risk."
Fourthly, the trainee can elect to embark on a course of subspecialist training, either on a formal or an informal basis.
"Complications are often an issue and are linked to sickle cell patients' deaths, but they can be avoided with trained subspecialists in the centre and the training will be ongoing for five years.
We selected and adapted existing questions and crafted new items to create a draft survey, which included questions on respondents' demographic characteristics, medical training, attitudes toward providing MS patient care, MS subspecialist status, practice characteristics, and numbers of MS patients seen.
Not all facilities have been aligned to subdistricts, and in particular the two main central hospital paediatric services at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital (RCCH) and Tygerberg Children's Hospital (TCH) have acted as referral sites for primary healthcare clinics for many years, while simultaneously providing specialist (secondary or level 2) and a large range of subspecialist (tertiary or level 3) services including intensive care unit (ICU) beds.