surgical appliance

sur·gi·cal ap·pli·ance

a metal or plastic appliance frequently constructed before or during an operation and used to immobilize or support tissue during the postoperative phase to maintain an intraoperative correction.

sur·gi·cal ap·pli·ance

(sŭrji-kăl ă-plīăns)
Metal or plastic appliance frequently constructed before or during an operation and used to immobilize or support tissue during postoperative period.
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Seeking more experience in the field of breast prosthetics, Crawford went to work for Airway Surgical Appliance, a company in Cincinnati that manufactured and distributed the products.
You would also need to carry out follow-up checks with patients to see how they are coping with their device, making sure the surgical appliance or limb is functioning properly, and carrying out adjustments or repairs if needed.
Betty Durning, the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust's orthotics manager, and also vice chair of the National Association of Medical and Surgical Appliance Officers, said: "It's all about improving our skills, and sharing our knowledge.
Mick, a former hospital surgical appliance officer, said: "There's no rules and there's no rivalry either.
Among the most serious cases unearthed were: rats found in kitchens and ducts underneath a catering department; rodents and cockroaches found in hospital wards; maggots in kitchen areas; and, biting insects in a surgical appliance.
You would also need to carry out follow up checks with patients to see how they are coping with their device, making sure the surgical appliance or limb is functioning properly, and carrying out adjustments or repairs if they are needed.
Treatments include dental, optical, in-patient hospital admission, maternity in-patient hospital admission, recuperation payment, hospital parental stay, hospital day care surgery, convalescent benefit, X-ray or scan, maternity/paternity payment, acupuncture/ physiotherapy /chiropractic /osteopathy, chiropody / homeopathy / reflexology, surgical appliance / hearing aid, personal accident cover and accidental death cover.
They'd seemingly chosen to encase their legs in some kind of ancient lisle, vaguely reminiscent of something seen in the dusty windows of surgical appliance suppliers.
The couple met as friends more than 30 years ago when they both worked as seamstresses for a surgical appliance firm, sewing a variety of products.
NAICS Areas: 339113: Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing.
We are a traditional surgical appliance company and we manufacture mainly foot orthotics, he added.
The Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing Industry report contains the most recent data and analysis on the industry's key financial data, cost and pricing, competitive landscape, industry structure.