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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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Table 1 Posterior Wall Examination Under Anesthesia (EUA) Survey and Responses Number of Percent Respondents 1.
When this happens, we prefer to ask the patient to consent to the aforementioned examination under anesthesia, with the understanding that we may proceed as indicated to hysterectomy, based on the findings of that exam.
Examination under anesthesia usually involves a vaginal culture, visualization of the vagina, and an abdominal exam.
It was decided to perform an examination under anesthesia and proceed.
Good cooperation between the surgeon and anesthetist is necessary during examination under anesthesia.
Extensive physical examination under anesthesia, screening panendoscopy (nasal, laryngeal, and esophageal), high-resolution computed tomography, and random biopsies of the upper aerodigestive tract followed by tonsillectomy (especially ipsilateral) are all used to identify the primary.

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