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- n. professional treatment for illness or injury
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The medical care issue was handled by allowing Dr. Mainwaring to visit him and administer medication under supervision.
Nonpsychiatrist physicians miss the diagnosis over half the time—which means that over half of people with depression who seek medical care may not be getting the care that they need.
If he gets a fifty-percent disability or more, which is likely, he can go to the VA for anything — free medical care for the rest of his life.
Flinders went for a few days to the Hawkesbury settlement, where fresh air, a vegetable diet and medical care promoted his recovery from the ailments occasioned by prolonged ship-life in the tropics; and on his return, at the beginning of July, determined upon a course of action.
Within days, the measles virus had spread to a swim school, a pediatrician’s office, a Whole Foods, a Trader Joe’s market, and a charter school; passengers on a plane headed to Honolulu were quarantined at a military base; and a ten-month-old child was hospitalized and required medical care for a full month.
There was no question that the captives in Cabanatuan P.O.W. Camp needed all of the medical care I could give them.
At the time, I was the head administrator of the largest hospital in Lebanon, and had assumed I was not a likely target for extremists due to the desperate need for medical care in the battle-torn city.