attending staff

attending staff
the corps of attending physicians and surgeons of a hospital.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • attending — I. adjective Date: circa 1923 serving as a physician on the staff of a teaching hospital < an attending surgeon > II. noun Date: 1951 an attending physician or surgeon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • attending — at•tend•ing [[t]əˈtɛn dɪŋ[/t]] adj. (of a physician) 1) med having primary responsibility for a patient 2) med holding a staff position in an accredited hospital: an attending physician[/ex] • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • attending — 1. adjective Serving on the staff of a teaching hospital as a doctor. 2. noun A physician on the staff of a hospital, especially the principal one that supervises a patients care …   Wiktionary

  • attending — /euh ten ding/, adj. (of a physician) 1. having primary responsibility for a patient. 2. holding a staff position in an accredited hospital. [1580 90; ATTEND + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • housekeeping staff — обслуживающий персонал attending staff постоянный врачебный персонал больницы junior service staff младший обслуживающий персонал operations staff операторы; оперативный персонал house staff штатный врачебный персонал больницы technical staff… …   English-Russian travelling dictionary

  • consulting staff — the corps of physicians and surgeons attached to a hospital who do not visit regularly, but may be consulted by members of the attending staff …   Medical dictionary

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