preadmission testing

preadmission testing

Lab medicine A battery of tests performed before a person is admitted to the hospital for elective surgery–eg, cataract extraction or cholecystectomy, which establish baseline values
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I tried not to lose it when I noticed that I had been mistakenly given someone else's orders during the preadmission testing circus.
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