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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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Acute transfusion reactions encountered in patients at a tertiary care center. J Pak Med Assoc 2010;60:832-6.
Our hospital is a tertiary care center located in the city of Karachi-the world's tenth largest urban conglomeration-with an estimated population of over 23.5 million.
During September 1996-June 2017, nine (1%) of 894 patients treated for IPF at a single tertiary care center in Virginia were identified as dental personnel.
A study was conducted in a tertiary care center in Rajkot in which it was seen that 97.2% were aware of the importance of appropriate biomedical waste management which was almost similar to 92.2% of the study participants being aware regarding the same in this study.
That is definitely due to delay in the referral to tertiary care center that delays their proper management.
Two days afterward, the child was taken to a different ED, from which he was airlifted to a tertiary care center and admitted to the intensive care unit for treatment of Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
The practice is conveniently located on the main campus of our 391-bed tertiary care center with a 43-bed dedicated inpatient oncology medical surgical unit.
LOS ANGELES -- Vitamin D deficiency was detected in 37% of 497 children and adolescents presenting to a tertiary care center for recurrent headache that required preventive treatment.
The rise in incidence had been reported systematically from one tertiary care center in India (13 cases/year during 1990-1999, to 35 cases/ year during 2000-2004, and to 50 cases/year during 2006-2007) (2, 3).
HMC continues to make positive strides in achieving its vision to be the best tertiary care center in rural America.
Geisinger is an integrated health system consisting of a 600-physician group practice, a tertiary care center, a secondary acute care hospital, a drug/alcohol facility and a 260,000-member health plan.
Rather, the gravamen of the plaintiff's claim was that on the basis of symptoms exhibited by the child, the standard of care required that she be transferred to a "Pediatric Intensive Care and/or Tertiary Care Center several hours before" her cardiopulmonary arrest.

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