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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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I have no memory of the trip to the OR or of my induction this time because I received Versed sedation in the pre-op area.
In addition to a more efficient pre-op process, patients benefit from continued access to an online personal health record, which they can update whenever needed.
For the design/build/lease of a steel frame Modular Building for Pre-op Assessment.
Soon after this incident, I hosted a "float coat" quarters for the command where I demonstrated to the entire maintenance department the proper way to pre-op a float coat.
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The new software portfolio aims to streamline workflow throughout the entire surgical episode, from pre-op scheduling and assessment to post-op discharge and reporting.
27, the Yankees are back: Twelve-year-old Jeffrey Maier, in the front row, and Frank Torre, in pre-op, are the stars of the Yankees' improbable run to their first World Series title since 1978.
Butler implemented an improvement project to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) by applying sequential compression devices (SCD) during pre-op, since research literature has demonstrated that early initiation of SCD helps prevent DVT/PE.
The facility will include 20 operating rooms and two hybrid OR s, a Day Surgery unit with pre-op and recovery services, and a bed floor with 54 ICU capable rooms and a CT Scanner.
After the initial shock and realisation I passed through hundreds of hands ie Endoscopy; CT scans; Special colo-rectal nurse; Consultant surgeon; Pre-op assessment; Consultant anaesthetist; Tudno Pre-op ward; Operating theatre; Intensive care unit; High dependency unit; Tegid Ward; Chest physiotherapists and finally home and visits from Community nurses.