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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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She said: "After overcoming major surgery and chemotherapy for cancer, Christine still manages to care for her husband and son.
The company is planning to conduct a postmarketing study of Alphanate in patients with type 3 vWD who are undergoing major surgery.
Docs told him then that he would need major surgery.
If you make a list of the players who at the age of 20 or 21 have already had major surgery you will be amazed, and major surgery never makes you better, it makes you weaker.
Medicare carriers and others that follow Medicare rules recognize two types of global payments: those for major surgery and those for minor surgery or endoscopic procedures that do not involve an incision.
Doctors felt because of the major surgery he underwent earlier in the year it would be best to admit him to hospital 'as a precautionary measure to do tests on him and find out what was wrong'.
The 18-month project was conducted 24-7, and involved major surgery to what one longtime Christie's employee called "tired office space.
The old and the sick who depend on their cars to get to the hospital for regular check ups following major surgery, to the doctors for regular prescriptions, and on to the chemist.
JUNE 22: Undergoes major surgery at the National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, Middlesex, to restore nerves in his left shoulder and to graft on new ones.
Unfortunately, this often makes it impossible to perform the major surgery that is necessary to bring out-of-date laws into the 21st Century.
From August through December 1995, postoperative wound infections developed in 45 patients in the pediatric surgery unit of Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital, New Delhi, India; 42 were day-care patients, and 3 were inpatients who had undergone major surgery.
requires major surgery, and is not prescribed unless drugs or diet changes have failed.