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SECONDARY, construction. That which comes after the first, which is primary: as, the primary law of, nations the secondary law of nations.

SECONDARY, English law. An officer who is second or next to the chief officer; as secondaries to the prothonotaries of the courts of king's bench, or common pleas; secondary of the remembrancer in the exchequer, &c. Jacob, L. D. h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Secondary health care is thought to be a cheap and convenient place with one to one care, given by nursing staff and dais (traditional birth attendants).
This classification was applied in this study due to non-performance of this signal function in all the primary and secondary health care facilities (13,14).
Table 3 displays the logistic regression analysis of factors predicting good performance among nurses working in secondary health care level which show that the main predictors of good performance were absence of stress, absence of working shifts and working in department other than surgical department.
Revised and updated for this edition, this guide demonstrates the use of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale, a 10-item self-report questionnaire meant to screen for postpartum depression in primary and secondary health care settings.
The newly formed Southern Health Alliance leadership team--an alliance between the PHO and the Southern DHB--aims to integrate primary and secondary health care and move funding into the community.
However, the Health Minister has stressed to the chairs of the Health Boards that there is an expectation on them to redistribute money to primary healthcare from secondary health care and officials will be monitoring this closely."
And keep in mind: Those are people who have health coverage right now and consider themselves a primary or secondary health care decision maker in their family.
The primary results showed that the percentage distribution of total expenditure on health treatment services for secondary health care (services of curative care), in-patient health care and out-patient health care totalled 64.9% in 2011 and 62.6% in 2010.
Teesside's four primary care trusts, responsible for the provision of GP and dental services, as well as being commissioners of secondary health care such as in hospitals, also incurred clinical negligence costs in 2010 to 2011.
This article addresses the question for post secondary health care educators: "Is utilizing a mobile application to track student competency achievement efficient and effective?" Post secondary health care education customers were surveyed and an internet article search was conducted during which four areas of significance surfaced.
Regarding the health affairs and provision of the service, issues relevant to the provision of the health care services in all levels including the primary health care, the specialized health care and whether secondary health care or referential health care.
It would be our intention that placements in a variety of secondary health care settings and hospital settings will be added in years 2 and 3 of the programme.