Surgery

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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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It will help patients across all categories of elective surgery, with our aim to provide surgery within clinically recommended timeframes wherever possible.
For those who received elective surgery, the death rate was 1.
While I expect health boards to plan and deliver sustainable services that meet the needs of their local populations, the PS50m investment I'm announcing today will help NHS Wales deal with the extra demand by further reducing waiting times in key areas - such as elective surgery, diagnostics and therapies.
95%) and 656(32%) patients at 0 and 3 weeks in patients undergoing emergency surgery, while in elective surgery patients it was noted in 509(10.
NZNO welcomed the funding boost for elective surgery but a lack of funding to hospitals over the past five years and a lack of workforce planning had meant many DHBs had been unable to build the workforce infrastructure required to provide elective surgeries.
National also promised a health fund of $50 million for those suffering from joints, muscle and bone pain and promised elective surgery, if re-elected.
In this study, patients with age > 50 years had more complications, but overall it is not significantly associated with wound complications in emergency and elective surgery.
Patients referred by GPs for elective surgery - such as a hip replacement - who smoke or have a body mass index (BMI) over 40 will be ordered to complete the course before they are listed for an operation.
The National Partnership Agreement also instigated the establishment of an expert panel to examine safety and quality issues and practical impediments to the timing and phasing of the elective surgery and emergency department targets.
The Capital Health Elective Surgery Centre project (now known as Alberta Health Services--Orthopedic Surgery Centre Edmonton) is in response to the Canadian Health Minister's 2006 report mandating an evolution of the healthcare system, as well as Edmonton's need for additional operating rooms and inpatient beds.
Women benefit less than men from elective surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysms, according to a study published in the April 2012 issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery.