pre-op


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pre-op

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preop

(prē′ŏp′)Informal
adj.
Preoperative: pre-op testing; a pre-op patient.
n.
1. A preoperative patient.
2. A section of a hospital providing preoperative treatment.

pre-op

[prē·op′]
abbreviation for preoperative.

pre-op

adjective Referring to the logistics of preparing for a surgical procedure/operation.
 
noun
(1) A popular term for all forms of care (e.g., medication) provided to a patient prior to a surgical intervention, as in “Has the pre-op been done on this patient?”
(2) The ward where patients are held before surgery, as in, “Patient X is in pre-op.”

pre-op

Pre-operative adjective Referring to the logistics of preparing for a surgical procedure/operation. See Pre-op time noun
1. A popular term for all forms of care–eg, medication provided to a Pt prior to a surgical intervention.
2. The ward where Pts are held before surgery.
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Nurse practitioners (NPs) are being used to conduct pre-operative assessments and educate children and parents during their pre-op consultation (Varughese, Byczkowski, Wittkugel, Kotagal, & Kurth, 2006).
I checked into the much quieter, more sedate pre-op area in Hospital B for my second hip replacement.
Determination of the need to transfuse pre-op patients whose hemoglobins are between 6 g/dL to 10 g/dL should be based on the patient's risk of complications due to inadequate oxygenation.
Prior to implementing One Medical Passport a full time nurse was required to complete pre-op responsibilities.
He said: "Two weeks before I had my operation, I went for another pre-op.
Whatever the case, some facilities are simply more efficient and effective at prepping patients for surgery and tracking pre-op processes.
Film star Sevigny plays Mia, a contract killer who also happens to be a pre-op transsexual.
After being inducted for pre-op etc, I was told to wait in a room prior to going to theatre for the operation.
Instructors should use the information found in the pre-op inspection cards and MIMs when conducting training.
I have just been reading why the NHS is taking so long to produce a kit so you can do pre-op tests at home.
Felicity Huffman won the Tribeca Film Festival Best Actress award for her role as a pre-op MTF traveling cross-country with a teenage son she unknowingly fathered 17 years previous.