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surgical bed

A bed equipped with mechanisms that can elevate or lower the entire bed platform, flex or extend individual components of the platform, or raise or lower the head or the feet of the patient independently.
See also: bed
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The rotated flap must cover the entire surgical bed so that no distal branch of the facial nerve is exposed.
While accepting some operations will be cancelled if surgical beds are taken over for medical admissions, the trust aims to keep this to a minimum by only booking in priority surgery cases during the busiest periods.
1.4 Availability of surgical beds. Availability of surgical beds is another performance indicator that assesses the availability of postoperative surgical beds (earmarked beds).
Abu Dhabi Civil Court was earlier told the man suffered a fractured vertebra in his neck and a dilated spinal cord when the headrest of the surgical bed broke while he was undergoing an operation on a ruptured disc.
Absorbable packing was placed on the surgical bed. The surgical pathology report of the excised lesion was consistent with a pyogenic granuloma.
On raiding the apartment, the police found one of the rooms equipped with medical devices and cosmetics, while the other room was equipped with a surgical bed. The police also discovered that the first suspect is an investor and the second worked as a cook's assistant.
One possible explanation for such a late event can be the scar retraction of parathyroids already handled and hypovascularized in the surgical bed with consequent worsening of hypovascularization.
They grab him and lift him onto a surgical bed. The surgeon enters singing and injects the boy in the throat.
A PENSIONER endured surgery without anaesthetic after being told the wait for a surgical bed in Belfast was open-ended.
Colorectal metastasis is least likely in the spine and synchronous primary is also least likely in surgical bed. Given the patient's recent surgical history, the patient's primary physician and oncologist were notified of a likely hardware infection.
For example, through the simulations, the clinicians identified that an angled surgical bed helped with the flow of staff and equipment and allowed for clearly defined zones in the OR.
Curative surgical treatment was defined as any gross residual tumour not having remained in the surgical bed and a surgical resection margin that was pathologically negative for tumour invasion.