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1. In psychiatry, a term describing how interpersonal relationships are negotiated, often with the connotation of positive relationship. Compare: avoidance.
2. The path or method used to expose the operative field during an operation.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr., fr L.L. appropio, to come nearer, fr. ad, to + propius, nearer]


/ap·proach/ (ah-prōch´) in surgery, the specific procedures by which an organ or part is exposed.


the steps in a particular surgical procedure from division of the most superficial parts of the anatomy through exposure of the operation site.


1. psychiatry A term used to describe how interpersonal relationships are negotiated.
2. The path or method used to expose the operative field during an operation.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr., fr L.L. appropio, to come nearer, fr. ad, to + propius, nearer]


n in medicine, the method or procedure used to address a situation, such as surgery or other treatment plan.


The path or method used to expose the operative field during an operation.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr., fr L.L. appropio, to come nearer, fr. ad, to + propius, nearer]

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A. Hello there. I've had RA for over 12 years. My acupuncturist, who is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and also an RN and PA, integrates Eastern and Western medicine and I trust her implicitly. We have tried all sorts of different ways to balance my immune system; laser,ozone, UV etc., which have all helped. Contrary to the above report, acupuncture, massage, LOTS of supplements, enzymes and vitamins and a nightshade-free, citrus-free diet have worked remarkably for me and saved me from steroid-pushing rheumatologists. I still ride horseback and do almost everything I used to do before RA, except anything jarring like aerobics or jogging. Most days I don't even take pain meds. It takes time and trying different things to balance your over-active immune system, but it sure beats the alternative. Staying off sugar and dairy helps a lot, too, but I'm too weak to give it up totally. There are very good integrative doctors out there. Keep looking until you find one that will work with you. Goo

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