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PHYSICIAN. One lawfully engaged in the practice of medicine.
     2. A physician in England cannot recover for fees, as his practice is altogether honorary. Peake C. N. P. 96, 123; 4 T. R. 317.
     3. But in Pennsylvania, and perhaps in all the United States, he may recover for his services. 5 Serg. & Rawle, 416. The law implies, therefore, a contract on the part of a medical man, as well as those of other professions, to discharge their duty in a skillful and attentive manner; and the law will redress the party injured by their neglect or ignorance. 1 Saund. 312, R; 1 Ld. Raym. 213; 2 Wils. 359; 8 East, 348.
     4. They are sometimes answerable criminally for mala praxis. (q.v.) 2 Russ. on Cr. 288; Ayl. Pand. 213; Com. Dig. h.t. Vin. Ab. h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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* Resident physicians recognized they underused professional interpreters, describing this phenomenon as "getting by."
Obesity was more significantly reported among male than female resident physicians (31.9% versus 7.1%), p < 0.001.
Number of visits with an elevated Variable BP (%) OR (CI) P value * Provider type Resident physician 176 (17.5) .002 (overall) Attending physician 653 (64.7) 1.33 (0.76-2.38) .310 ([dagger]) NP/PA 180 (17.8) 5.55 (1.82-16.67) .003 ([double dagger]) Level of BP elevation Prehypertension 365 (36.1) <.001 (overall) Hypertension 253 (25.1) 6.54 (3.53-12.11) <001 ([section]) Elevated BP without 391 (38.8) 1.00 (0.45-2.22) .999 percentile available Visit type HME 386 (38.3) 0.89 (0.52-1.54) .091 ([parallel]) Office visit 623 (61.7) Age of patients 3-11 years 366 (36.3) 0.59 (0.34-1.01) .056 ([paragraph]) 12-18 years 643 (63.7) BP, blood pressure; CI, confidence interval; HIVE, health maintenance exam; NP, nurse practitioner; OR, odds ratio; PA, physician assistant.
Adkins by and through working in Illinois as a resident physician at the defendant hospital, had created the basis for jurisdiction over him under the "minimum contact" rule for obtaining jurisdiction.
All three programs anticipate having their first resident physician on board by July 2017.
Grace Tanzo, resident physician at Allah Valley Medical Specialists Center, said Cuntapay suffered bruises on the left side of her face and had to be admitted because her blood pressure shot up.
First author Aviva Olsavsky, a resident physician in psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, said that the findings suggest that even for children who have formed attachments to their adoptive parents, this early period of deprivation has led to changes in the brain that were likely adaptations and that may persist over time.
The meeting also discussed the complete training requirements that require the completion of end-of-the-year tests and part I and II tests, as well as assessing the interns in the most wanted manner, improve and develop the role of resident physician in the specialized medical programme, in addition to providing research based on modern scientific method for all resident doctors.
I believe my resident physician may have read your article right before my last office visit; he suggested a drug screen was appropriate for me because hydrocodone is a "high-risk" medication.
He is developing curricula to teach medical students and resident physician financial literacy.
Also, in the nation's capital is a teaching hospital where the department chairman states that there is no procedure or policy in the hospital whereby a resident physician can question the quality of care being rendered by a private attending physician.

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