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Flashcards - Health Care Support Systems

Flashcards - Health Care Support Systems
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family doctor
Family medicine , formerly family practice , is a specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages; the specialist is named a family physician or family doctor
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psychiatrist
A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in psychiatry, the branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders
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general practitioner
In the medical profession, a general practitioner is a medical doctor who treats acute and chronic illnesses and provides preventive care and health education to patients
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communication
Communication is the act of conveying intended meanings from one entity or group to another through the use of mutually understood signs and semiotic rules
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patient
A patient is any recipient of health care services
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patient
A patient is any recipient of health care services
communication
Communication is the act of conveying intended meanings from one entity or group to another through the use of mutually understood signs and semiotic rules
general practitioner
In the medical profession, a general practitioner is a medical doctor who treats acute and chronic illnesses and provides preventive care and health education to patients
psychiatrist
A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in psychiatry, the branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders
family doctor
Family medicine , formerly family practice , is a specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages; the specialist is named a family physician or family doctor
internal medicine doctor
Internal medicine or general medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases
pediatric doctors
Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents, and the age limit usually ranges from birth up to 18 years of age
grief counseling
Grief counseling is a form of psychotherapy that aims to help people cope with grief and mourning following the death of loved ones, or with major life changes that trigger feelings of grief
Social work
Social work is an academic and professional discipline that seeks to facilitate the welfare of communities, individuals, families, and groups
cardiologist
Cardiology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the heart as well as parts of the circulatory system

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