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pre-op

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preop

(prē′ŏp′)Informal
adj.
Preoperative: pre-op testing; a pre-op patient.
n.
1. A preoperative patient.
2. A section of a hospital providing preoperative treatment.
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pre-op

adjective Referring to the logistics of preparing for a surgical procedure/operation.
 
noun
(1) A popular term for all forms of care (e.g., medication) provided to a patient prior to a surgical intervention, as in “Has the pre-op been done on this patient?”
(2) The ward where patients are held before surgery, as in, “Patient X is in pre-op.”
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pre-op

Pre-operative adjective Referring to the logistics of preparing for a surgical procedure/operation. See Pre-op time noun
1. A popular term for all forms of care–eg, medication provided to a Pt prior to a surgical intervention.
2. The ward where Pts are held before surgery.
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The pre-op, and post-op day one, three and seven levels of PTX-3 in patients aged below 65 years were found statistically significantly lower (p<0.05) (Table-I).
There was a significant difference between the groups (p= 0.014) regarding weight loss in the pre-op period, which was higher in patients 18 months after the surgery.
Pre-op FOC ranged from 49-60 cm and larger FOC had significant association with mortality (p=0.001), corresponding to report by Gather et al.
We attribute this to the restoration of heel strike in the post-operative condition (normal heel strike was absent during the pre-op condition).
After getting a new mule, we triple-checked the hoses and connections and did pre-op checks on the jacks again.
Effective pre-op programs provide developmentally appropriate surgical information, which prepare children and parents for surgery.
I would like to thank Mr Jeyes and his team, Wards 3 and 6, HDU and Pre-op.
The 6,316-square-foot building incorporates Class-A, Class-B, and Class-C operating rooms, as well as three nurse stations and rooms for pre-op, post-op, and anesthesia.
The following five sections address organ-specific surgical techniques and pre-op and follow-up care for organ for various transplants.
There are 40 operating rooms at Hospital A, and to describe the central pre-op area as a veritable beehive is to grossly understate it.
I shall never forget the day when a 14 year-old girl showed up in my office to have a pre-op physical for removal of three palmers and two plantar warts under general anesthesia!
I shall never forget the day when a 14-year-old girl showed up in my office to have a pre-op physical for removal of three palmers and two plantar warts under general anesthesia!