private-duty

adjective

pri·​vate-du·​ty -ˈd(y)üt-ē How to pronounce private-duty (audio)
: caring for a single patient either in the home or in a hospital
a private-duty nurse

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“Private-duty.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/private-duty. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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