Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A health professional, such as a physician, psychologist, or nurse, who is directly involved in patient care, as distinguished from one who does only research or administrative work.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who makes a practical study of disease in the persons of those afflicted by it.
  • noun A practical physician whose methods are based on experience rather than on theory; also, a teacher of medicine whose method of instruction is clinical rather than didactic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A healthcare provider working in a clinic or hospital.
  • noun A medical resident working as an intern in a clinic or hospital during clinical rotations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a practitioner (of medicine or psychology) who does clinical work instead of laboratory experiments

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French clinicien, from clinique, clinic; see clinic.]

Examples

  • If either of these things happens, follow the directions in your package insert, consider taking emergency contraception, and call your clinician.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • Of equal interest to the clinician is the fact that whereas the DSM system for antisocial (or sociopathic) personality relies solely on historical, social class-related diagnostic criteria (e.g., truancy, drug abuse, criminality), the Tyrer system provides some cross-sectional behaviors that can be directly observed by the examiner (e.g., irritability, callousness).

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • Actually, SOTT does not recommend the above mentioned website because, to our certain knowledge, there is at least one "clinician" operating there who dispenses advice and counsel who is pathological herself.

    Signs of the Times

  • The non-degree training programs will take no more than six months to complete and train workers in jobs such as clinician/practitioner consultant, implementation support specialist and technical/software support staff.

    Dallas Business News - Local Dallas News | Dallas Business Journal

  • Actually, SOTT does not recommend the above mentioned website because, to our certain knowledge, there is at least one "clinician" operating there who dispenses advice and counsel who is pathological herself.

    Signs of the Times

  • The non-degree training programs will take no more than six months to complete and train workers in jobs such as clinician/practitioner consultant, implementation support specialist and technical/software support staff.

    Dallas Business News - Local Dallas News | Dallas Business Journal

  • The non-degree training programs will take no more than six months to complete and train workers in jobs such as clinician/practitioner consultant, implementation support specialist and technical/software support staff.

    Los Angeles Business News - Local Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Business from bizjournals

  • The drugs are then administered to the patient by a nurse or 'clinician' who may or may not be licensed.

    Theodore's World

  • The non-degree training programs will take no more than six months to complete and train workers in jobs such as clinician/practitioner consultant, implementation support specialist and technical/software support staff.

    Los Angeles Business News - Local Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Business from bizjournals

  • Fendrick says, "Cutting back on health care without consulting your clinician is a very risky decision.

    Kansas City infoZine Headlines

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