nonoperative management


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nonoperative management

(non?op'e-ra-tiv),

NOM

The treatment of patients who have suffered serious illnesses, injuries, or trauma without urgent surgery, as with a period of fluid resuscitation, stabilization of vital signs, antibiotics, and analgesics. It is used for some relatively stable patients who have experienced blunt trauma and gunshot wounds and is sometimes used for orthopedic injuries and vascular diseases. Synonym: selective nonoperative management
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Core decompression versus nonoperative management for osteonecrosis of the hip.
Associated injuries, especially head injuries, increase the risk of failure of nonoperative management (13).
Regarding the management of BAT in this research, 73 patients were treated with nonoperative management, while two patients underwent surgery, one of whom underwent surgery for an incidentally found Wilms' tumour, and not because of trauma-related injuries.
Spencer, "Changing patterns in the management of splenic trauma: the impact of nonoperative management," Annals of Surgery, vol.
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The nonoperative management of unilateral neonatal hydronephrosis: natural history of poorly functioning kidneys.
EBlunt hepatic injury: a paradigm shift from operative to nonoperative management in the 1990s.
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Bisson, "Operative versus nonoperative management of acute Achilles tendon ruptures: a quantitative systematic review of randomized controlled trials," The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol.
Quantitative review of operative and nonoperative management of Achilles tendon ruptures.
13) Odontoid displacement > 6 mm correlates with failure of nonoperative management.
The nonoperative management group includes twins with inseparable hearts as with our case.