new medical specialization

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 25 20:34:08 UTC 2012

 From a recent story (NZ Herald/London Observer)
> The London Chest Hospital has teams of cardiologists, brain
> specialists and "intensitists".

More from search: (Belfast Telegraph)
> Dr Bob Taylor, consultant paediatric /intensitist/ at the hospital,
> said that beds were full yesterday.   (Lincoln, NE hospital)
> Vibrant University Community seeking BC/BE Hospitalist to join very
> sucessful, collegial group with a strong support team.  This friendly,
> busy, growing practice delivers unparalleled level of service and an
> exceptional health care experience.
> * 40 Hour Work Week
> * Nurse Coordinator
> * Medication Reconciliation Support
> * Pulm/Intensitist Backup

A comment from a word-watcher:
> It is a doctor title does not sound like internist or hospitalist sm - .
> ...
>> The patient was consulted with the SL** intensitist,** Dr. Loft   (Nursing blog)
> That eventually kick started a brief lecture right by the bedside by
> the intensivist featuring glucose and potassium and their inevitable
> roles in homeostasis

A more detailed discussion of a bunch of related term here


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