from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who is trained to give emergency medical treatment or to assist physicians in providing medical care.
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- n. An individual trained to medically stabilize people through various interventions, victims of trauma or medical events outside of a hospital setting and preparing them for transport to a medical facility.
- n. An individual who is licensed at the state or national level to practice medical interventions in an emergency pre-hospital setting.
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- n. a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment
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