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Medical Glossary - U

  • ultra sound
    One of the non-invasive means of investigations used in a department of clinical radiology. Also one of the treatments used by physiotherapists to give symptomatic relief of work related upper limb disorders.

  • unfair dismissal
    Workers must be employed by the same employer for two years - soon to be reduced to one year - before they have the right to take a case for unfair dismissal to the Industrial Tribunal.