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pre-op

also pre·op  (prē′ŏp′)Informal
adj.
Preoperative: pre-op testing; a pre-op patient.
n.
1. A preoperative patient.
2. A section of a hospital providing preoperative treatment.
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pre-op

n
treatment or a drug administered in preparation for surgery
adj
of or relating to treatment or a drug administered in preparation for surgery(of a transexual) not having had any surgery
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Translations

pre-op

[ˈpriːˈɒp] ADJpreoperatorio
pre-op medicationmedicación f preoperatoria
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pre-op

adj (inf)vor der Operation, präoperativ; pre-op medicationvor der Operation verabreichte Medikamente pl
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References in periodicals archive ?
"Over the last two years the whole team have been working to streamline the pre-op processes for local anaesthetic procedures and patients with a less complex medical history that are having minor surgery.
Table-II: The mean distribution of pre-op WBC, CRP, PTX-3 levels and on post-op day 1, day 3, and day 7.
Temporal incision was used in both right and left eyes (125-135 degree for right and 45-55 degree for left eyes) Group 2 (study group) underwent pre-op assessment by VERION image guided system (Alcon).
With respect to the anthropometrics, the pre-op weight was taken from the patients records; the maximum body weight attained in lifetime was reported by the patient himself during the interview; current post-op weight was measured with a digital scale (Lider[R], 300kg capacity and 100 g precision), and body height was measured with a stadiometer coupled to the digital balance, having maximum length of 2 meters and scale of 0.5 cm.
"I completely agree that the way we do pre-op assessments, it is not working well," he said.
For all eyes, mean pre-op visual acuity (LogMAR) was 0.31 [+ or -] 0.35 with a mean Snellen fraction of 20/41.1.
A component of Pre-Op Analytics, the X-Align module, is a combination of biomechanical logic and virtual surgical tools with computerized alignment calculations, intended to streamline the process of creating a holistic alignment plan for each patient.
Pre-op assessment included detailed history, clinical examination, including FOC, fontanelle tension, scalp condition, pressure sores and systemic examination.
I've had a pre-op biopsy and I'm due to have an operation in the next couple of weeks.
In Denver, a surgery scheduler tells us, "We just replaced our old whiteboards with Casetabs's 50 inch digital surgery boards placed in pre-op, the OR suite, post-op, and also the waiting room."
While the voice of Dolly Parton, Sounded softly in my ears, Yet it didn't do a single thing, To soothe my pre-op fears.