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  Doctor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although medical doctors and some other health professionals with the above medical degrees are addressed as Doctor (e.g., "Doctor Smith" or "Dr Smith"), medical degrees are not usually doctorates, except in the USA and Canada, where they are considered first-professional (as opposed to research-oriented) doctorates.
In Roman Catholicism, a Doctor of the Church is an eminent theologian (e.g.
A Doctor blade is a knife blade pressed to a moving surface to smoothen the surface or remove an unwanted substance from the surface.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Doctor   (769 words)

 Physician - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Doctors who graduated overseas have to pass the Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board test (PLAB) to be eligible for further postgraduate training and jobs in UK.
Some doctors work in pharmaceutical research, occupational medicine (within a company), public health medicine (working for the general health of a population in an area), or join the armed forces.
This ends with a doctorate, a research work which most of times consist in a statistical study of cases to propose a care strategy of a specific affection (in an epidemiological, diagnostical, or therapeutical point of view).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Medical_doctor   (1857 words)

 What to Expect of a Medical Doctor in the US - Standards, Office Visits (Doctors, Physician, MD)
Some medical practices, particularly group practices where several doctors share the same staff and suite of offices, may also involve a nurse practitioner who is licensed to perform tasks not permitted of an RN.
If a doctor is accepting new patients, he or she may require a thorough examination as a pre-requisite, and should definitely include an interview to discuss with the patient his or her general health, and any related problems.
When visiting a doctor, you will always be asked if you have Insurance and who your carrier is. Chances are, the doctor's office staff will file the Insurance claim for you; your Insurance agent can supply you with information on how to proceed if you are responsible for filing claims yourself.
www.foreignborn.com /self-help/medical/choosing_doctor/2-what2expect.htm   (727 words)

He/she is now entitled to use the honorary prefix of "Dr", although he/she is not recognised as a "doctor" in the academic sense of the word (see Doctorate).
The doctor is now officially registered and must complete the time in a clinical position in a hospital.
Admissions criteria include overall performance in the undergraduate years, performance in a group of courses specifically required by U.S. medical schools (biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, calculus or sometimes statistics, and sometimes English composition), score on the MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test--a national standardized test), application essays, and interview.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/physician   (1150 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
A doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) is a physician licensed to perform surgery and prescribe medication.
Doctors of osteopathic medicine may be found in nearly any health care setting, from community clinics and private practices to academic medical centers.
The information provided should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/002020.htm   (519 words)

 AAMC Reporter - Innovations in Medical Education: Doctor in the Court
The medical students sitting in court were already familiar with the man and his health condition, since he was a standardized patient whom they had been caring for over the course of the academic year.
When the husband visits his doctor complaining that his recurrent migraine is a little more severe than usual, the doctor opts to increase the dosage of his medicine.
The doctoring curriculum was piloted in 2001, and is replete with small-group and interdisciplinary learning opportunities for students in all four years of medical school.
www.aamc.org /newsroom/reporter/july03/innovations.htm   (797 words)

 Find a Doctor
Doctor background checks usually cost money, however here are some tips that may help you save some time and money.
The Medical Board subsequently became aware of additional misconduct by Moos as a result of his criminal indictment in Multnomah County for unlawful drug use and a criminal investigation in California related to practicing medicine without a license.
It’s important to recognize that just because a doctor has been sued (or not) does not mean he/she is incompetent, and that very often he or she is innocent of the alleged malpractice.
mdnationwide.blogspot.com   (9507 words)

 Should Medical Students be called "Student Doctor"?
Medical students, of course, have neither obtained as yet their M.D. degree nor have the legal responsibility of a physician.
At the end of the day, the use of student doctor or medical student is a matter of preference and the latter is in no way misleading because the student is not withholding the fact that he is a student.
Medical graduates are addressed as a 'doctor' only as a courtesy title, and not because they are technically entitled to it.
www-hsc.usc.edu /~mbernste/ethics.studentdoctor.html   (4147 words)

 Working With Your Medical Doctor To Heal with Herbs
So many people try natural remedies only to be discouraged by their medical doctors who don't know anything about herbal remedies or how they work.
In selecting a medical doctor for the first time, keep in mind that young doctors just out of training are more open and more likely to have taken at least one elective course on alternative medicine.
Tell your doctor that you are aware that there are quacks out there, but that you are not interested in trying every single fly-by-night natural remedy that comes your way.
www.startthehealing.com /healingrelationship.html   (925 words)

 Relating to your Medical Doctor
Examples of medical and surgical specialists who may be involved with chronic pain patients include orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, neurosurgeons, rheumatologists, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, and psychiatrists.
By contrast, in an authoritarian relationship, the doctor is expected to use his or her expertise to prescribe appropriate treatment and your role as patient is to cooperate and do as told.
However, it is your right to expect that your doctor will be honest with you and tell you when he or she does not know all the answers.
www.long-beach.med.va.gov /Our_Services/Patient_Care/cpmpbook/cpmp-20.html   (1326 words)

 Bambooweb: Medical doctor
He is now entitled to use the honorary prefix of "Dr", although he is not recognised as a "doctor" in the academic sense of the word (see Doctorate).
Following completion of the Foundation Programme a doctor can choose to specialise in the field of their choice.
The second, third and fourth years (DCEM2-4) are called externat, and are dedicated to the study of doctorate, a research work which most of times consist in a statistical study of cases to propose a care strategy of a specific affection (in an epidemiological, diagnostical, or therapeutical point of view).
www.bambooweb.com /articles/m/e/Medical_doctor.html   (1261 words)

 Find a Family Doctor or Rate Your Doctor
The same is true for doctors, you may go for a visit, and not know what is wrong with you, or how to fix it, but any reasonable human being knows when they are being treated in an ill manner.
It's so very important to find a good doctor who is able to listen, this is a statistic I read a while ago : "Studies have shown that the patient normally speaks for an average of 18 seconds before the doctor interrupts," Wolff says.
When facing surgery or other kinds of medical care, it's very important to know that the doctor operating on you is competent and caring.
www.nddb.net   (1406 words)

 Medicine, Medical Doctor programs outside U.S.A.
Medical University of the Admericas was established in 1998 to provide a comprehensive four-year program leading to the Doctor of Medicine degree.
Medical students then complete their clinical rotations at one of 41 affiliated hospitals in the U.S. and, after passing all prerequisite examinations, are licensed to practice medicine in the United States.
This three-year clinical programme follows the medical science teaching in the first four years and leads to the degree of MD. Entry to the programme is dependent on academic performance during the first four years of the B.Sc.
www.gradschools.com /listings/out/md_out.html   (2503 words)

 Medical Fetish Movies Medical Fetish Videos Gyno Exams Cavity Searches DoctorTushy.com
The only doctor available to examine her is a very cute recently graduated doctor.
She was kindly greeted by a handsome doctor and a busty hot nurse.
The doctor came in and assured her everything would be ok. Watch as she receives her first gynecological exam.
www.doctortushy.com /main.html   (699 words)

 Doctor registration Ireland, registry of medical specialists, fitness to practice & complaints procedure - The Irish ...
The Council was established by the Medical Practitioners Act 1978 and commenced operation in April 1979.
The members represent the range of medical specialties and teaching bodies and include lay members appointed by the Minister for Health and Children.
The Medical Council is funded exclusively by the annual payments of registered doctors; no funds are received from government or other sources.
www.medicalcouncil.ie   (296 words)

 USA Perscription Online Pharmacy for Phertermine, Xenical, Meridia, Viagra, Adipex and More
This medication is used as an appetite suppressant.
Vioxx¨ This medicine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) known as a COX-2 inhibitor used to relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis and to treat pain and menstrual discomfort.
Valtrex¨ Valtrex medication is an antiviral agent used in the treatment of herpes zoster (shingles), genital herpes and is also being used for herpes simplex (cold sores).
www.usaperscription.com   (548 words)

 Medical Doctor - AnyDoctor.info
Our medical doctor ratings are based on our company methodologies that allows us to connect consumers with the top specialists in America.
Medical Doctor Associates provides complete locum tenens and permanent placement physician staffing solutions to the healthcare community in every U.S. state.
I took the book to my last medical visit because my doctor is very open minded when it comes to discussing the complications of the condition and subsequent treatment, some of the scenarios in the b...
www.anydoctor.info   (725 words)

 The Doctors' Medical Library
The doctors who are participating in this transformation are some of the most dedicated people I could ever hope to know.
This web site network is designed to introduce you to the way these doctors think of illness and health, to allow you to understand the pressures they are under to conform, and the courage they have to remain true to the welfare of their patients.
The Doctors' Medical Library is a network of over 225 integrated web sites containing enough information to constitute a complete course of study in natural medicine.
www.medical-library.net   (208 words)

 Open Directory - Recreation: Humor: Medical   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Doctor Jokes - Medical jokes arranged by popularity or served at random.
Medical Jokes - A collection of medical and doctor jokes.
Medical Student Ploys - A list of ploys used by medical students use in the operating room when they don't know the answer to a question.
dmoz.org /Recreation/Humor/Medical   (481 words)

 Adirondack Medical Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Adirondack Medical Center is a 97-bed acute care general hospital in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains of New York.
We are the largest hospital in the six-million acre Adirondack Park, serving the residents of five counties.
An advanced directive is designed to tell your doctor or medical care provider your wishes with respect to end-of-life decisions, such as whether or not to keep you on any sort of life-support.
www.amccares.org   (89 words)

 KU School of Medicine - Wichita - Kansas Health Careers: Medical Doctor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A medical doctor (M.D.) or physician diagnoses and treats illnesses and injuries and also counsels patients on improving their health.
After completing the four years at medical school, you will spend three to eight years of internship and residency depending on the specialty you choose.
Medical schools are looking for well-rounded students, so taking a broad spectrum of college courses and participating in extracurricular activities will help broaden your knowledge and experience.
wichita.kumc.edu /KHC/md.html   (272 words)

 Administrators in Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Administrators in Medicine (AIM) is a non-profit organization that exists solely to assist and support administrators for medical licensing and regulatory authorities to achieve administrative excellence and, ultimately, advance public safety.
State Medical and Osteopathic Boards are government agencies responsible for licensing and, when necessary, disciplining Medical Doctors (MDs), Osteopathic Doctors (DOs) and other health professionals within their jurisdiction.
State Medical and Osteopathic Boards are the source of licensure information about Doctors (see the AIM DocFinder below) and are where consumers file complaints when problems occur.
www.docboard.org   (297 words)

 The Travel Doctor TMVC
The Travel Doctor TMVC website provides vaccination advice, travel health advice, clinic details and current health alerts for overseas travel.
The characteristic whoop and vomit of the infant disease is not so evident in adults where pertussis manifests simply as a persistent cough that doesn't get better.
In this new section of our website we provide answers to some of the real questions posed to our Travel Doctors, either in the clinic or via the website contact us.
www.tmvc.com.au   (700 words)

 Consult Doctors
This is site for patients or someone looking for the health advise, medical information or second opinion of their medical problems.
It is a medical content E-mail service created to provide personalized medical information to consumer by US trained physicians.
We answer your health questions searching the medical literature and with the latest standards of medical practice.
www.consultdrs.com   (171 words)

 Doctor definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
A doctor may, for example, be a physician, psychologist, biomedical scientist, dentist, or veterinarian.
In a nonmedical context, a professor of history might be addressed as doctor, an eminent theologian might be named a doctor of a church, and a person awarded an honorary doctorate by a college or university might also be called a doctor.
A doctor was a teacher, especially a learned or authoritative one.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9237   (243 words)

 Ask the Doctor Your Medical Question Online at MyPhysicians.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
I am shedding many tears of gratitude for you, the doctor I never met, the only physician who took the time to actually use all the information and paint a portrait of my illness, and your were accurate on every single matter.
It is important to note that we cannot diagnose or treat your medical condition.
Any information given by a MyPhysicians doctor should be considered one doctor's opinion and does not constitute medical advice.
www.myphysicians.com /ask-the-doctor.html   (822 words)

 Doctor Malpractice, Medical Insurance, Professional Physician Liability
We comparison shop for your medical malpractice liability insurance and you make the decision based on the financial strength of insurers, policy features of the professional liability insurance, pricing and the defense philosophy and capability of insurers.
If you are a doctor or a physician and are in need of medical malpractice insurance, contact us today to obtain your professional liability insurance for medical malpractice.
We are one of the largest monoline medical malpractice insurance agencies in the Midwest.
www.gopgi.com   (252 words)

 Natural health coach, Naturopathic medical doctor
Steriti is a naturopathic medical doctor that focuses on finding and treating the underlying cause of disease with vitamins, herbs, nutritional supplements and classical homeopathy.
As a naturopathic medical doctor, Dr. Steriti specializing in finding and addressing the underlying cause of disease with specific natural therapies.
Naturopathic medical doctors are the recognized specialists in natural therapies, including nutritional supplements (vitamins, minerals, amino acids), botanical medicine (herbs), and classical homeopathy.
www.naturdoctor.com   (615 words)

 AMA (Becoming an MD) Becoming an MD
The education of physicians in the United States is lengthy and involves undergraduate education, medical school and graduate medical education.
Getting accepted to a U.S. medical school involves many steps, which are outlined here in a timeline.
A glossary of common medical education and health profession-related terms.
www.ama-assn.org /ama/pub/category/2320.html   (103 words)

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