medico-, medic-, medi-, med-
(Latin: heal, cure, remedy; physician, doctor; practice of medicine, give medicine to)
There are many problem areas in agriculture which require health professional resources to identify the causes and ways to prevent them. When farmer and related industry worker morbidity arises, prompt medical diagnosis and effective treatment is essential.
Further, all of these problem areas require educational outreach to explain, reassure and train the public, the agriculture industry workers, and their families about morbidity etiology and the prevention as well as other relevant health and safety promotion.
2. Biological and medical, i.e., encompassing both the science(s) and the art of medicine.
3. A reference to or relating to both biology and medicine.
4. Of or having to do with medicine considered in the context of the biological sciences, with emphasis on its relationship to the basic sciences underlying clinical practice.
2. Clinical medicine based on the principles of the natural sciences (biology, biochemistry, biophysics, etc.) to solve medical problems.
3. The science concerned with the effects of the environment on the human body; especially, environments associated with space travel.
This may be accomplished in the form of an injection of a local anesthetic into the ganglia concerned for temporary inducement or the injection of alcohol or phenol for permanent inducement.
The term was coined by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque (1784-1841), a physician living among the Native Americans, and observing their use of medicinal plants.
He coined the word "eclectic" to refer to those physicians who adopted in practice whatever was found to be beneficial to their patients.
The Eclectics were doctors with a philosophy of "alignment with nature", learning from and using concepts from other schools, and opposing the practices of bleeding, purging, and the use of mecuricals common among the "regular" doctors of that time.
2. A reference to an electrical activity in the body; for example, that of the heart or brain.
2. The study of the beliefs and practices concerning illness in different human populations; it observes and describes hygienic, preventive, and healing practices; also taking into account temporal and spatial references.
People who have spent their lives with ethnomedicine often feel threatened by biomedicine; especially, when a physician rejects their traditional practices resulting in those patients avoiding needed medical treatment.
The best medical care could possibly be achieved by combining biomedicine and ethnomedicine which means that an understanding of major ethnomedical concepts be understood and integrated by the physician who is dealing with the patient.