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consultant

a. a senior physician, esp a specialist, who is asked to confirm a diagnosis or treatment or to provide an opinion
b. a physician or surgeon holding the highest appointment in a particular branch of medicine or surgery in a hospital

Consultant

A specialist who is consulted on building design and engineering; restoration and preservation specialists are types of consultants.

consultant

An individual or organization engaged by the owner or the architect to render professional consulting services complementing or supplementing the architect’s services.

consultant

(job)
A person who facilitates organisational change and/or provides subject matter expertise on technical, functional and business topics during development or implementation. Consultants perform business requirements analysis, recommends selection of packaged software, develop proposals for consulting services and manage implementation projects at client sites. They provides expert knowledge of products such as SAP R/3, PeopleSoft, HRMS/Financials, and SmartStream.

consultant

An individual who acts as an advisor to users or to the technical staff. Consultants are available from third-party organizations for all aspects of the computer industry, including electronic circuit design, information systems analysis and software development. In a business environment, consultants may be used to create the functional specifications from which vendors can respond. The title of consultant is also given to internal specialists. See job descriptions and salary survey.
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I also believe that in the interests of transparency, mortality rates for consultant physicians should be published in the same way as for surgeons.
Consultant physician Dawn Ashley said: "Setting up this service was a priority for the trust.
Dimmitt (Medicine and pharmacology, U of Western Australia), a consultant physician, provides a handbook for clinicians, medical undergraduates, and trainees in general practice and internal medicine on clinical examination for various symptoms and body areas.
The annual UK consultant physician census 2004, carried out by the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP) medical workforce unit on behalf of the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, found 78 per cent intended to retire before 65.
Dr Morrison Smith, consultant physician at Birmingham Chest Clinic, retired from the medical profession - and the fund - 20 years ago.
A Consultant Physician with Special Responsibility for the Elderly (PSRE) shares a single junior medical team with other General Medical colleagues and usually takes an equal part in the acute emergency medical work of the hospital for all adult patients.
The safety review was conducted by an independent consultant physician, who was provided with blinded data for each of the two treatment groups.
Ben Ng, consultant physician at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Medical Centre told.
In addition to being the senior Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Kingston Hospital, Dr Heymann holds a post at Imperial College London as Reader in Health Management, is fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is a host examiner of the Royal College of Physicians of London.
Dr Glenis Scadding, consultant physician in allergy and rhinology at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital in London, said: "It is vital that parents do not stop giving their children asthma inhaled corticosteroid preventer medication.
Dr Bernard Higgins, Chair of the British oracic Society and consultant physician at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, said: "I am particularly keen to see action taken that will result in long-term ongoing bene'ts to people whose lives are aected by respiratory conditions which is why I agree that NHS England and the Department of Health absolutely have to prioritise respiratory conditions at a national level.
Dr Bernard Higgins, chair of the British Thoracic Society and consultant physician at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, said: "I am particularly keen to see action taken that will result in long-term ongoing benefits to people whose lives are affected by respiratory conditions which is why I agree that NHS England and the Department of Health absolutely have to prioritise respiratory conditions at a national level.

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