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physical medicine

[′fiz·ə·kəl ′med·ə·sən]
(medicine)
A consultative, diagnostic, and therapeutic medical specialty, coordinating and integrating the use of physical and occupational therapy and physical reconditioning in the professional management of the diseased and injured.
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Physical medicine technicians help patients regain physical functions after illness or injury.
The third difficulty is the additive effect of the visit caps, which originally permitted 24 chiropractic visits AND 24 PT visits per industrial injury, for a total of 48 physical medicine visits.
Integrating physical medicine frequency and duration rules into bill review will help property and casualty carriers better manage their medical expenses," said Melissa Tzourakis, Ingenix senior vice president for property and casualty markets.
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 81, 1039-1044.
Francisco of the Baylor College of Medicine--University of Texas Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Houston.
Nursing fellows will be involved in supervised care of people with MS, working with an interdisciplinary health-care team including experts in physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical therapy occupational therapy speech therapy, social services, clinical and cognitive psychology, neurology; and vocational rehabilitation.
has been appointed chief of the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has received a five-year, $1.
115-130; Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2000, Vol.
Initial industry segments to be covered include radiology and imaging, respiratory care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, home health care, clinical laboratory, orthopedic, hearing care, plastic surgery, chiropractic, podiatry and orthodontics.
Gagan Mahajan said at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
This book delivers state-of-the-art developments in head and neck trauma to neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, chiropractors, nurses, paramedics, ER physicians, medical students, and biomedical and biomechanical engineers.

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