In What’s the difference? Making sense of titles for doctors, nutritionists, theRepublic.com writes:
Finding the right medical expert can be one of the most frustrating aspects of health care. Osteopathic physicians are medical doctors (M.D.s), for example, but not all M.D.s are osteopathic physicians. Meanwhile, all dietitians are nutritionists, but not all nutritionists are dietitians. Huh?
To help break this down, here’s an overview of the distinctions between four commonly used – and misunderstood – health care titles.
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