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occupational therapist

Health care; Hospitals

An occupational therapist assesses and treats physical and psychological conditions in patients to maximise their levels of independence in everyday life.


Health care; Hospitals

Surgical removal of a lump from a woman's breast in a case of suspected or diagnosed cancer, the remainder of the breast being left intact; an instance of this.

discharge instruction

Health care; Hospitals

the information and direction from the doctor to the patient for continued recovery after leaving the hospital

instructions for use

Biotechnology; Biochemistry

"a manual usually accompanying a technical device and explaining how to install or operate it" Essential Requirements - Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC - Annex I, 13.1: Each device must be ...


Biotechnology; Biochemistry

description a statement presenting something in words, from verb describe

health insurance exchange

Health care; Hospitals

A health insurance exchange is an organized marketplace for the purchase of health insurance set up as a governmental or quasi-governmental entity to help insurers comply with consumer protections, ...


Biotechnology; Diseases

In medicine, an indication is a valid reason to use a certain test, medication, procedure, or surgery. The opposite of indication is contraindication.

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