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field

 [fēld]
1. an area or open space, as an operative field or visual field.
2. a range of specialization in knowledge, study, or occupation.
3. in embryology, the developing region within a range of modifying factors.
auditory field the space or range within which stimuli will be perceived as sound.
disturbed energy field a nursing diagnosis defined as a disruption of the flow of energy surrounding a person's being that results in disharmony of the body, mind, and/or spirit.
energy field the flow of energy surrounding a person.
extended field in radiation therapy, such as for malignant lymphoma, an area of irradiation beyond the involved field. See also under irradiation.
high-power field the area of a slide visible under the high magnification system of a microscope.
individuation field a region in which an organizer influences adjacent tissue to become a part of a total embryo.
inverted Y field in radiation therapy, such as for malignant lymphoma, a circumscribed area of irradiation below the diaphragm, covering the spleen, extending down the midline, and branching inferiorly to form tails across the inguinal areas.
involved field in radiation therapy, such as for malignant lymphoma, the irradiated area when irradiation has been limited to sites of detectable macroscopic disease. See also under irradiation.
low-power field the area of a slide visible under the low magnification system of a microscope.
magnetic field that portion of space about a magnet in which its action is perceptible.
mantle field in radiation therapy, such as for malignant lymphoma, a circumscribed area of irradiation around the shoulders and chest, including the neck, clavicular regions, axillae, and mediastinum. See also under irradiation.
morphogenetic field an embryonic region out of which definite structures normally develop.
operating field (operative field) an isolated area where surgery is performed; it must be kept sterile by aseptic techniques (see surgical asepsis). Called also surgical field.
sterile field an operative field that is properly sterile according to surgical asepsis. It includes having all furniture and equipment covered with sterile drapes and all personnel being properly attired.
surgical field operative field.
visual field (F) (vf) the area within which stimuli will produce the sensation of sight with the eye in a straight-ahead position.

surgical field

surgical field

The area in which an operation is performed. This field is prepared and covered to maintain sterility during operations.
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The primary outcome measure was change in cardiovascular responses of mean, systolic and diastolic blood pressures and HR after surgical field infiltration.
Among 29 surgeries that lasted long enough for a second culture to be taken at 90 minutes, the surgical field was contaminated in 12.
The University Medical Center of Utrecht has advanced the surgical field even further and we predict other facilities around the world will soon follow.
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Usually, in minimally invasive procedures, like a laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy, surgeons use both hands to manipulate the surgical tools and need an assistant to manipulate the endoscope-a thin, lighted tube equipped with a camera that allows the surgeon to view the surgical field.
The contents were carefully removed with finger dissection, and the capsule of the cyst was completely removed from the surgical field with external traction and blunt dissection.
Airway management during surgery on the trachea is a challenge for anaesthetists since it is difficult to maintain adequate gas exchange with an open trachea while providing a good surgical field (1).
The novel clamp's neck is designed to be either rigid or flexible, providing greater access to the surgical field during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, valve replacement surgery and aortic aneurysm repair.
Most surgeons trained before 1988 operated while viewing the surgical field with their eye attached to the laparoscope.
Most frequently, surgeons want to be able to maintain a clear visible surgical field without troublesome bleeding obstructing access and visibility.
Contract notice: Delivery of medical disposables (needle biopsy kits for the extraction of the surgical field, nozzle-type fraizer, clips laparoscopic surgical blades, tracheal tubes reinforced guides to and tubing, dish drug inhaler thomax, lead to the cystoscope, containers for material research, identification bands, sticks swabs, a collagen sponge bags urostomijne) for the regional hospital center jelenia gEra basin in jelenia gora, according to a list of range-quantitative (appendix 1) and divided into 15 tasks.
Throughout the course of her career, she worked through several positions in the surgical field, working her way through the ranks before retirement in 2007.