medical procedure


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Noun1.medical procedure - a procedure employed by medical or dental practitionersmedical procedure - a procedure employed by medical or dental practitioners
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
dental procedure - a procedure employed by a dentist
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As easy to use as Google search, users simply key in the name of a medical procedure and FairCare will display the lowest, highest and average price for that procedure in their ZIP code.
The use of Botox or dermal fillers for cosmetic reasons is referred to as a Cosmetic Medical Procedure (CMP).
So much waste in the health service SIR - I recently had a very minor medical procedure, in which they opened a sealed container which included scissors, a scalpel, two sets of tweezers, needles, thread, cotton wool, lint, sachets of various liquids, plus many other carefully wrapped items; they applied one small stitch, cut it with another pair of scissors and then threw the rest into a special sharps bin.
NEW YORK -- Joan Rivers died from low blood oxygen during a routine medical procedure to check out voice changes and reflux, the medical examiner's office ruled Thursday.
The infections typically followed trauma, surgery, or an invasive medical procedure such as kidney dialysis.
ProVation Medical provides products that are designed to enhance revenue and decrease costs per medical procedure.
issue of the Post, Paul Harvey said that a virus had damaged one of his vocal cords and a simple medical procedure fixed it (page 84).
I'll have to alter my surgical technique--and at times that will be a less-than-optimal medical procedure," says Christensen.
Clinicians are dismayed when a patient is injured, especially when the triggering event is a "routine" task or common medical procedure.
I had an intact dilation and evacuation or D&E - wrongly termed ``partial birth abortion'' - because, in the opinion of my specialists, it was the safest and most appropriate medical procedure available for both me and my son.
Each time this emergency medical procedure was performed, they noted the outcome.
All patients undergoing a cosmetic medical procedure will undergo an initial physical assessment by the medical director or a physician who meets the same criteria.

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