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sanitize

 [san´ĭ-tīz]
to clean and sterilize.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sanitize

(săn′ĭ-tīz′)
tr.v. sani·tized, sani·tizing, sani·tizes
To make sanitary, as by cleaning or disinfecting.

san′i·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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A euphemism for ex post facto alteration of a patient’s hospital or medical records by rewriting and reformatting, in particular those related to peer review
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sanitize

Forensic medicine A euphemism for falsification by rewriting and reformatting various hospital records, in particular those related to peer review. See Malpractice.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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