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Definition of the noun rheumatologist

What does rheumatologist mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: rheumatologists

  1. a physician specializing in rheumatic diseases

Alternative definition of the noun rheumatologist


  1. A doctor specializing in the treatment of arthritis and other ailments of the joints.


Rheumatologist is a profession.

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Fibromyalgia, 2nd Edition (2009)

by Laurence Bradley, Lynne Matallana

sought the opinion of a qualified rheumatologist. A rheumatologist is an internist or pediatrician who has ...

Google previewDoctor Talk U Made Easy (2010)

Home (Watercooler) Version by Tammy J. Zimmerman

A rheumatologist is a specialist in the treatment of joint diseases. An orthopedist is a specialist in the treatment of bone diseases. orthmeans straight and ped- means child. Orthopedics used to be specific to the correction of bone deformities in ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Arthritis (2009)

by Amye Leong, M.B.A., Karen Brees, Ph.D., Neal Birnbaum, M.D., FACP, FACR

Your rheumatologist is a physician trained to diagnose and treat arthritis and other rheumatologic diseases. ♢ Early diagnosis and treatment can prevent many complications associated with arthritis. ♢ There is no cure for arthritis, but your ...

Google previewOsteoarthritis (2008)

by Elizabeth Arden, Nigel K Arden, David Hunter

A rheumatologist is a physician who is qualified by additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of OA and other diseases of the joints, muscles and bones. In addition to treat— ing OA, rheumatologists also treat certain ...

Google previewCaregiver's Guide (2011)

Care for Yourself While You Care for Your Loved Ones by Sharon E. Hohler

A rheumatologist is a doctor who uses medical treatments for arthritis and related conditions. An orthopaedic surgeon specializes in surgical procedures to treat bone and joint diseases. For example, many orthopaedic surgeons perform total ...

Google previewOutside the Hospital: The Delivery of Health Care in Non-Hospital Settings (2009)

by Donald J. Griffin, Polly Griffin

Rheumatologist A rheumatologist is a doctor who has completed an internal medicine residency and a fellowship program in rheumatology, becoming board certified. Rheumatologists usually maintain a private practice or clinic in which they ...

Google previewLiving with Fibromyalgia (2005)

by Dean Mondell, Patti Wright

A rheumatologist is an internist who specializes in treating arthritis and diseases of the joints. Most are very knowledgeable about FM and can be helpful in determining a diagnosis and recommending treatments, medications, and lifestyle ...

Google previewSelf-Reliant Living (2004)

Advice and Information on Just about Everything You Need to Know to Live on Planet Earth by Walter Szykitka

A rheumatologist is a doctor who specializes in arthritis and other diseases of the joints, bones, and muscles. As treatment progresses, other professionals often help. These may include nurses, physical or occupational therapists, orthopedic ...

Google previewThe Norton Dictionary of Modern Thought (1999)

by Alan Bullock, Stephen Trombley

David Doyle, Consultant Rheumatologist, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2009)

by Joseph Kandel, Christine A. Adamec

rheumatologist See CHRONIC PAIN; ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Economics and Finance (2006)

by David Edward Marcinko

RHEUMATOLOGIST: A physician who specializes in rheumatology. RHEUMATOLOGY: The study of human arthritic, rheumatic, and related collagen vascular conditions. RHU: registered health underwriter. See Insurance ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Referral to a rheumatologist or pain specialist may be required. Weight control and avoidance of exercise that causes repetitive strain on affected joints are beneficial. Consultation with an orthopedic surgeon can determine if realignment ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Stress and Stress-Related Diseases, Second Edition (2006)

by Ada P. Kahn

Diagnosis and Treatment Since diagnosis of fibromyalgia is so difficult, a rheumatologist does extensive detective work in sorting out the patient's medical history and performing a thorough examination. Said Dr. Schimmer, “When we examine ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

tautologist residual magnetism in ancient rocks paleomagnetist respiratory organs pneumologist restricted climate microclimatologist rhetoric rhetorician rhetorical emphasis palilogist rheumatic diseases rheumatologist rhythm rhythmologist ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Communication (2014)

by Teresa L. Thompson

rheumatologist or oncologist), but others focus on initial interactions (e.g., first visit with a specialist or internist). This research examines health outcomes such as patient satisfaction , ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

orthodontist,orthopaedist, psychiatrist, psychologist, toxicologist 13dermatologist,gerontologist, gynaecologist, haematologist,paediatrician, vaccinologist 14 bacteriologist,microbiologist, pharmacologist, rheumatologist 15 endocrinologist, ...

Google previewDictionary of Medicine (2014)

by P.H. Collin

feet and hips, making them swollen and inflamed; rheumatoid erosion = erosion of bone and cartilage in the joints caused by rheumatoid arthritis 0 rheumatologist noun doctor who specializes in rheumatology 0 rheumatology noun branch ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Podiatry and Foot Science (2009)

by Jean Mooney

including advice on more suitable footwear, provision of orthoses, referral to rheumatologist radiopaque medium Buruli ulcer a severe tropical ulcer, often of legs and feet, caused by water-borne infection (Mycobacterium ulcerans) Buschke's ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

numerologist, oceanologist, ophthalmologist, ornithologist, osteologist, papyrologist, pharmacologist, phraseologist, physiologist, planetologist, primatologist, rheumatologist, roentgenologist, semiologist, sociologist, speleologist, teleologist, ...

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Small photo of USSR - CIRCA 1975: A stamp printed in USSR shows Maxim Konchalovskii was a noted Russian rheumatologist, developed the first theory of allergy playing a role in rheumatic arthritis, circa 1975.Small photo of Male patient knocking on Rheumatologist door for a medical exam.Small photo of Female hand is knocking on Rheumatologist door for a medical exam More...

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Scrabble value of R1H4E1U1M3A1T1O1L1O1G2I1S1T1

The value of this 14-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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