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Podiatry

Podiatry

PodiatryDefinitionThe branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the human foot, also called chiropody.Career descriptionPodiatrists carry out the following tasks:Assess the condition of a patient’s feet, ankles, or lower legs by reviewing his or...
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Environmental HealthDefinitionEnvironmental Health comprises those aspects of human health, including quality of life, that are determined by physical, chemical, biological, social and psychosocial factors...

Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language PathologyDefinitionA speech language therapist is a specialist who evaluates and treats patients with speech; language; cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders, in individuals of all...
Pharmacy_Pharmaceutical_Sciences

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical SciencesDefinitionThe science of preparing and dispensing drugs.Career descriptionPharmacists carry out the following tasks:Check prescriptions to make sure there are no errors and...

Optometry

OptometryDefinitionThe practice or proffession of examining the eyes by means of suitable instruments or appliances for defects in vision and eye disorders to prescribe correctivelenses or other appropriate treatment.http://www.dictionary.com/browse/optometry Career descriptionOptometrists carry out the following tasks:Speak to patients to get detailed case histories from them; Examine patients' eyes to detect signs...
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Biokinetics Sport and movement studies/Exercise and Leisure sciences

Biokinetics Sport and movement studies/Exercise and Leisure sciencesDefinitionBiokinetics is defined as the science of movement and the application of exercise inrehabilitative treatment or performance....
Radiography

Radiography

RadiographyDefinitionThe making of film records (radiographs) of internal structures of the body by exposure offilm specially sensitized to x-rays or gamma rays.http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/radiography Career descriptionUsing radiation in the form of x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound, radiographers assess, diagnose, and treat patients for a variety of...
Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

PhysiotherapyDefinitionThe treatment of diseases, injuries, or deformity by physical methods such as; massage, heat treatment, and exercise rather than by drugs or surgery. Career descriptionPhysiotherapists...
Oral Hygiene

Oral Hygiene

Oral HygieneDefinitionThe practice of keeping the mouth and teeth clean to prevent dental problems, most commonly, dental cavities, gingivitis, periodontal (gum) diseases and bad breath. Career definitionOral Hygienists carry out...
Nursing science

Nursing science

Nursing scienceDefinitionNursing, as an integral part of the health care system, encompasses the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and care of physically ill,...

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