LP6450-3     Physician

DESCRIPTION
  Part: Physician
  Description: In the United States, the term physician is commonly used to describe all medical doctors (as well as doctor). In Britain, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, India, Indonesia, Republic of China (Taiwan), Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe and Hong Kong, the term doctor is prevalent (and in formallegal contexts, medical practitioner as well), as physician refers to specialists in internal medicine. Because of the extensive training requirements, physicians are traditionally considered to be members of a learned profession.
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BASIC PART PROPERTIES
  Construct for LOINC short name: MD
  Type: METHOD
  Status: ACTIVE
  Created On: 5/3/2000

LANGUAGE VARIANTS
 
  Chinese (CHINA)  (From: Lin Zhang, A LOINC volunteer from China)   SYNONYMS
  医师     内科医师;内科医生;医生
 
  Dutch (NETHERLANDS)  (From: NVKC, Dutch Society for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, The Netherlands)    
  arts      
 
  German (AUSTRIA)  (From: ELGA, Austria)    
  Arzt      
 
  Italian (ITALY)  (From: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche)    
  Medico      

INTERNAL FIELDS
  Detail Page Created On: 6/20/2019 3:41:36 PM
  Display name: Physician
  Preferred Abbreviation: MD