surgical problem

surgical problem

A generic term for a condition (e.g., a large bleeding abdominal aortic aneurysm) that requires a surgical intervention, in contrast to a condition that is usually managed non-interventionally (e.g., diabetes, hypertension, irritable bowel syndrome, etc.).
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Repair of large abdominal incisional hernias is a difficult surgical problem with recurrence being a common complication.
Community practitioners, such as health visitors, community midwives and school nurses, are often the first health professionals to come across children with a suspected surgical problem.
Surgical patients may feel depressed during their stay in Hospital or may have mood disorders months or years before the diagnosis of the surgical problem.
The tribunal also said someone in a similar job "who has a similar sickness record in respect of, for example, a complicated broken bone or other surgical problem, would not have been subjected to the same treatment".
Mr Basheer told the inquest he would have preferred his patient to be at Dewsbury, but Calderdale Royal Hospital had the nearest free beds and, at the time, the condition was thought to be pneumonia rather than a surgical problem.
He further testified that the type of bleeding the patient had was "a potentially fatal surgical problem.
Stercoraceous ulcers of the colon: relatively neglected medical and surgical problem.
At the other end of the spectrum were the anxious parents of a child with a common, simple surgical problem.
And by the way, the man with the surgical problem lived in Texas, not Oregon.
I mention this so that we always keep in mind that pain is a physical response that can be an indicator of a more serious medical or surgical problem.
From an institutional perspective, this is the most common surgical problem that we encounter with children in the emergency department," said the study's senior author, James W.
Fitzgerald concludes, "Certainly some bunions are a surgical problem, however a great many can be relieved by non-surgical modalities.