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SURGERY, med. jur. That part of the healing art which relates to external diseases; their treatment; and, specially, to the manual operations adopted for their cure.
     2. Every lawyer should have some acquaintance with surgery; his knowledge on this subject will be found useful in cases of homicide and wounds.

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announced today it has formed a strategic partnership with the Michigan Ambulatory Surgery Association (MASA), the leading advocate for ambulatory surgery centers in Michigan.
New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers Annual Conference
Yet, relatively little is known about SSIs in relation to ambulatory surgery.
The Association of Licensure-Exempt Ambulatory Surgery Centers is a trade association for physicians who own one-room, Medicare certified ambulatory surgery centers, representing approximately 50 facilities throughout New Jersey.
The Florida Society of Ambulatory Surgery Centers reports that ASCs handle a third of all outpatient surgeries in the state.
Hethcox joins the Company from Medical Care America where he was employed since January 1989 and most recently served as a Vice President with responsibilities for management of twenty-three ambulatory surgery centers and five ophthalmology practices.
The remaining two Paragon Ambulatory Surgery Centers are located in Jacksonville, Florida.
a medical practice, and related ambulatory surgery center was consummated on April 1, 1994.
The Ambulatory Eye Surgery Center of Louisiana is a two operating room ophthalmic ambulatory surgery center which will service the greater New Orleans area.
Nasdaq:NOVA) today announced that one of its majority-owned subsidiaries has acquired the John Kenyon Center for Eye Surgery, an ophthalmic ambulatory surgery center located in Jeffersonville, Indiana.