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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
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Consultant

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

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

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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.
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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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Therefore, it is very important to take necessary precautions in terms of our diet and nutrition to avert the possible health consequences, Consultant Physician Dr Ikram Faisal said while talking to private news channel on Monday.
Amir lqbal, Chief Consultant Physician gave a lecture on swine flu and thoroughly discussed the spectrum of the disease, its signs and symptoms, diagnostic criteria as well as treatment of influenza affected patients.
Dr Terry Aspray, consultant physician with a special interest in Osteoporosis, said: "This is a great testament to the hard work of our team looking after patients who fracture, whether in our inpatient ortho-rehabilitation services or as an outpatient at the Fracture Liaison Service at the RVI.
Dr Anand Dixit, a consultant physician specialising in acute stroke management at the city's Royal Victoria Infirmary, said: "There is very little research supporting useful intervention in patients once neurological disability has been established weeks to months after stroke.
Zahar Al Hasani, the mother of consultant physician Dr Amer Jafar, died in Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales at the age of 79 in March last year.
The consultant physician at Southampton General Hospital has now set up five statements for nutritional best practice on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) - the authority that helps develop health standards in England.
Professor Jiten Vora, consultant physician at the Royal Liverpool Hospital and privatelyrun Spire Liverpool Hospital, said the diabetes "timebomb" predicted 10 years ago has arrived, with increasing numbers of patients being diagnosed.
Specialist oncology nurse practitioners Maggie Wright and Tracy Nugent have joined a team of oncologists led by consultant physician Dawn Ashley.
I had to look after my family and my mortgage." Dr Peter Daggett, who worked as a consultant physician between 1982 and last July when he retired, said he received no response to his letters when he raised staffing issues.
Consultant physician Dr Tom Mackay says people with sleep apnoea risk heart attacks and strokes.
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.

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