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Doctor refers to both a profession and an occupation.
The doctor profession contains skills relating to the recovery and healing of wounded dwarves.
An adult dwarf whose best skill is in this category, and who has accumulated ranks in other doctor skills (how much is not clear) will be known as a Doctor. Once they have achieved 'grand master' skill in one of these skills, but not in the others, they will be known by this skill.
If a dwarf has experience in only one doctor skill, however, they will be known by his or her highest skill.
The Health care skills are:
Any dwarf can be assigned the Doctor occupation at a hospital. This will enable them to perform diagnosis, surgery, and setting bones.
This occupation is affected by the healthcare labors bug.