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...Assistants Physician assistants (PAs) practice medicine under the supervision of physicians and surgeons. They are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive healthcare services, as delegated by a physician. Working as members of a healthcare team, they take medical histories, examine and treat patients, order and interpret laboratory tests and X-rays, and make diagnoses. They also treat minor injuries by suturing, splinting, and casting. Physician assistants record progress notes, instruct and counsel patients, and order or carry out therapy. They may also prescribe certain medications. In some establishments... Jamie C. Kemper 25 October, Bailey Portfolio Journals Physician...