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holistic

  
  
Holistic means based on the principles of holism.  
FORMAL      adj   usu ADJ n  
...practitioners of holistic medicine.     
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hoist, holism, hols, hedonistic

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n.
care home
n.
child care provided by foster parents
n.
a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
n.
Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly—sometimes called "Assisted Living" or "Board and Care" facilities
n.
1 Ambulance and Primary Care medical emergencies 2 Ambulance Emergency Care
exp.
humanitarian compassive care for avoiding suffering of a terminal state patient
Medical term
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
n.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
n.
paraprofessional registered physician assistants like nurses
Needs disambiguation with Paramedic when traduction in other languages
exp.
tenderness, love and care
acronym
n.
Mobile Intensive Care Unit ambulance
Medical term; ALS or Intensive Care professionals on board
n.
MICU for Intensive Care seeking Neonates
n.
advanced life support mobile intensive care unit
Medical term
adj.
[philos.] of or relating to a doctrine of holism ; characterized by the approach that the parts of something are intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole
Ex: The lecturer emphasized the need for a holistic approach to fisheries
adj.
[med.] of or relating to the medical consideration of the whole person in the treatment of a disease, not only physically but also taking into account mental and social factors rather than just the symptoms
Ex: That clinic offers a holistic medecine approach to treat both the body and the mind sometimes even using practises from eastern traditions such as meditation or acupuncture.
n.
nurse manned MICU for stable intensive care patients
n.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
n.
Concerning paramedical professions an Care. Compare with Paramedic
Parmedic is a Nickname of Paramedical derived of Medic and Paramedical Compre with this term
n.
1 Mobile Intensive Care Unit 2 Physician manned Ambulance
n.
training or Intensive Care in out hospital Intensive care setting
Medical term; See also Mobile Intensive Care Unit
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