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Synonyms for medicine

Synonyms for medicine

an agent used to restore health

a substance used in the treatment of disease

Synonyms for medicine

the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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punishment for one's actions

treat medicinally, treat with medicine

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Thomas currently serves as a professor and chairman of the Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Surgery and Division of Correctional Medicine. Previously, he served as deputy secretary for health services and director of health services for the Florida Department of Corrections.
correctional medicine is about patients who by nature do not trust us, but who we try to help anyway." In the future, Sutmiller said, "I would like to see correctional medicine continue to grow into an area of specialty medical and nursing care that is recognized for its unique challenges, and that recognizes the extraordinary skill set its practitioners possess."
This change in the position of correctional medicine is due to many factors, not the least of which is the increasing pressure in the community brought on by dwindling reimbursement, increased overhead cost, paperwork for insurances, juggling of individual insurance mandated formulary, prior authorization, cost-prohibitive electronic medical records (EMR) implementation and increasing demands of running a business--all of which contribute to decreased family time.
Linthicum serves as a task force member for the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, developing clinical practice guidelines and standards for correctional physicians, has co-authored several papers on correctional medicine, and was a member of the Society of Correctional Physicians' board of directors from 2002-2006.
The idea was to keep my mind focused on one subject at a time, while tying all the different aspects of correctional medicine together.
Correctional medicine has established systems to identify, screen, treat and educate offenders on prevention measures.
An overview of UMA-SON and HSO programs was recently presented at a nursing honor society conference in Holyoke, Mass., and at a correctional medicine conference in Boston in March 2007.
She is recognized nationally as a leader and expert in correctional medicine and serves on many national correctional health care committees and boards.
Correctional medicine is already the "cheapest" medicine delivery system in the nation on a per capita basis.
It is the strength of correctional medicine that makes it possible to still provide high-quality, evidence-based primary care and achieve the kind of outcomes it does.
Correctional Medicine Depends On Dedicated and Trained Staff
Correctional medicine, now more than ever, needs the best and brightest clinicians to meet today's heath care challenges.
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