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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The "Orthopedic Surgery - Global Trends & Opportunities" report has been added to's offering.
Board-certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Moses began practicing orthopedic surgery in Norman in 2003.
OrthoNeuro is a multidisciplinary center of board-certified physicians specializing in orthopedic surgery, neurology, spine surgery, podiatry, and physical medicine and rehabilitation.
For example, from 2014-2016, patients treated at hospitals receiving the America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award[TM] have, on average, a 38.9% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award.
Learn how three residency training programs used personality assessment--and shared the results with the participants--to assess and facilitate leadership development in orthopedic surgery.
A number of factors, such as the growth in the aging population, rising burden of chronic diseases with changing lifestyles, increasing preference and demand for minimally invasive surgeries, and expanding applications of neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery are expected to fuel the growth of the market.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 20, 2017-Bovie Medical enters into sales channel partnership with CONMED for PlazXact in orthopedic surgery
Plastic and orthopedic surgeons demonstrate how to avoid wound problems in the realm of orthopedic surgery, and how to cover them if they occur.
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Clinical Center of Vojvodina is today a modern hospital providing health care for the patients with trauma and disorders of the locomotion system.
Williams urged his fellow surgeons to become more involved with the AAOS' Political Action Committee, noting the importance of advocacy as it relates to patients and orthopedic surgery. He also promised to work harder to obtain more musculoskeletal funding challenging Academy members to "step up" their game.
[USPRwire, Sun May 17 2015] Orthopedic Software Market by Product (Pre-operative Planning, Orthopedic EHR, Orthopedic PACS) Applications (Orthopedic Surgery, Joint Replacement, Fracture Management, Pediatric Assessment) Mode of Delivery - Global Forecast to 2020