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08:53 Dec 15, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: reserve doctor
the term refers to professionals in a hospital, among them nurses, chief physiscians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers etc.
Astrid Hildenbrand

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Uwe Kirmse



3 days6 hrs

Das ist eigentlich der einzige Oberbegriff für die angeführten Berufsgruppen, denn selbst "medizinisches Personal" als Sammelbegriff wäre hier noch zu eng und beträfe nicht den einzelnen.
Im Englischen bin ich nicht so gut, dass mir der Begriff etwas sagen würde, aber im Deutschen hatte ich schon einiges mit Krankenhäusern und deren Personal zu tun.

Uwe Kirmse
Local time: 13:28
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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Astrid Hildenbrand
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23 days

having worked in a hospital, that's what comes to my mind on hearing the term 'reserve' in connection to all these various professionals. referring to doctors only, it is also called 'Hintergrunddienst'

good luck

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