Definition of Physiatrist

1. Noun. (medicine) A physician specialising in physical rehabilitation. ¹



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Definition of Physiatrist

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Medical Definition of Physiatrist

1. A physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Physiatrists specialise in restoring optimal function to people with injuries to the muscles, bones, tissues, and nervous system (such as stroke victims). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Physiatrist

physed
physeds
physemaria
physes
physeterids
physeteroids
physeters
physi-
physianthropy
physiatrician
physiatrics
physiatries
physiatrist (current term)
physiatrists
physiatry
physic
physic finger
physic fingers
physic nut
physical
physical ability
physical age
physical allergy
physical anthropology
physical attraction
physical attractiveness
physical body

Literary usage of Physiatrist

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1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Close collaboration is required among the physiatrist, ... The surgeon may help in improving mechanics, the physiatrist may help in performing intramuscular ..."

2. Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury by Randall M. Chesnutt, Oregon Health Sciences University (1999)
"Apart from its effect on LOS and condition on admission or discharge from a rehabilitation unit, early involvement of a physiatrist as part of the acute- ..."

3. Gait Analysis In The Science Of Rehabilitation by Joel A. DeLisa (1998)
"SECTION THREE Chapter One The Value of Information Resulting from Instrumented Gait Analysis: The physiatrist by Andrew Gitter, MD and Robert McAnelly, ..."

4. Gait Analysis In The Science Of Rehabilitation by Joel A. DeLisa (1998)
"SECTION THREE Chapter One The Value of Information Resulting from Instrumented Gait Analysis: The physiatrist by Andrew Gitter, MD and Robert McAnelly, ..."

5. Bound for Good Health: A Collection of Age PagesMedical (1993)
"... nose, and throat • physiatrist—a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation • Psychiatrist—a specialist in mental, emotional, and behavioral ..."

6. Treatment Of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline by Nancy Bergstrom (1997)
"... nutritionist, occupational therapist, physical therapist, geriatrician, and physiatrist. Consultants with special expertise, such as dermatologists or ..."

7. Outlines of the History of Medicine and the Medical Profession by Henry Ebenezer Handerson, Johann Hermann Baas (1889)
"... always acted suitably against the parasitic -dix (physiatrist). An utterly fantastic direction was taken by CARL RICHARD HOFMANN (died 1851) in Erlangen ..."

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