examination under anesthesia


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examination under anesthesia

Orthopedics A format for testing joint integrity and ROM with the Pt anesthetized Pros Examinations on awake Pts have poor interobserver/intraobserver reproducibility Cons Intensity of Sx can't be assessed. See Laxity test, Provocative test.

examination under anesthesia

Abbreviation: EUA
Any operative or invasive procedure done while the patient is sedated, in order to improve patient tolerance, alleviate pain or anxiety, or improve the quality of the exam.
See also: examination
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In a broader sense, performing an examination under anesthesia of uterine mobility, vaginal anatomy, and support to the cervix affords us the opportunity to individualize the hysterectomy and determine the best approach for the patient, rather than pigeonhole the patient into any one particular procedure.
Examination under anesthesia is warranted when a patient has marked pain or tenderness and a diagnosis cannot be made comfortably without instrumentation of the anal canal.
Examination under anesthesia revealed the left vulvar hematoma and a large right para vaginal mass.

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