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Feldsher

 

a medical practitioner with a secondary education. In the USSR’s urban and regional health-care and treatment centers, feldshers assist and are supervised by physicians. At the medical assistance and obstetrics stations located in rural areas, feldshers work independently as premedics, providing inpatient and outpatient treatment and preventive care and implementing public health and antiepidemic measures. Feldshers receive their training in medical schools.

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(78) Kyle Feldscher, "Ann Arbor schools cut off wireless access for students using their own smart phones, other devices", The Ann Arbor News (21 May 2011), online: The Ann Arbor News <http://www.annarbor.com>.
Jerry Feldscher, a Unisys pensioner, said, "Management is picking on the group that can fight back the least effectively."
His survey found an inadequate number of beds in Jewish hospitals, and only one physician per 2,500 to 5,000 Jews, meaning that "many of the Jewish poor, when they fall sick, are practically unattended medically and depend chiefly upon the unskilled ministration of feldschers, midwives, or kindly neighbors." (61)