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'scope'

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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Given the rather large discontinuity in the search scope variable displayed in Figure 2, linear regression analysis is inappropriate.
As would be expected, this measure is positively correlated with department rank (better departments are less concentrated), negatively correlated with size (larger departments are less concentrated), and negatively correlated with the search scope measure (more concentrated departments have narrower searches).
The magnitude of the effect of rank on search scope is of modest but very reasonable magnitude.
If this is the case, then the coefficient estimate for quality ranking is attenuated toward zero and we underestimate the impact of quality ranking on search scope.
A difference in ranking of 20 places generates a difference in search scope equivalent to a major general field (six to nine subfields).