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noun The 'short form' for any complex optical system–eg, endoscope, microscope verb To perform endoscopy

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Q. I am scheduled for scope surgery for a torn meniscus on my knee and what is the duration for recovery? Has anyone had this surgery for a torn meniscus? How did you deal with this recovery?

A. The recovery process is individual, and you cannot predict it in advance. I know someone who has done it and was able to go back to exercising regularly after 2 months. I would think the recovery from the surgery itself is a matter of few weeks until you can walk properly, however you should still give your knee a break and rest for a while after.

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In basic terms, the scope of work is the work an appraiser performs to develop assignment results.
However, the project scope depends on determining how to achieve the goals.
Second, the scope of the warrantless search is no broader or narrower than could be authorized by a search warrant.
2005-17, the IRS's initial failure to waive this scope limitation resulted in certain taxpayers being ineligible to use Rev.
A request for a waiver from a scope limitation in the peer review report.
The Council opted for the RN scope of practice rather than just nurse scope because there was "a large and very significant body of submissions" in favour of retaining RN in the title.
This scope trace was taken using the repetitive overlay method with one single-ended probe.
Once the scope of work, SLAs and baseline financials have been accurately established, this information can be used to prepare a clear and concise request for proposal (RIEP).
The CEO can push the firm to stay fairly close to what it currently does well, or he can set a more wide-ranging scope.
Porro prism scopes have a characteristic dogleg in the barrel (see photograph above right).
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