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the act or process of making ready.
childbirth preparation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing information and support to facilitate childbirth and to enhance the ability of an individual to develop and perform the role of parent.
surgical preparation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing care to a patient immediately prior to surgery and verification of required procedures or tests and documentation in the clinical record.
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After aseptic surgical preparation of site and local infiltration analgesia with 2% Lignocaine hydrochloride, a skin incision of 2.5 cm length was made over the swelling (Fig.1).
Minor surgical preparation adjustment sometimes was necessary for the final placement.
Surgical preparation of the tendon at its insertion makes the knowledge of the anatomical course and anatomy compulsory [15-17].
Each chapter focuses on a specific surgical procedure, and begins with a review of anatomy, pathogenesis, natural history, and relevant patient history, examination findings, diagnostic studies, and differential diagnoses pertaining to the surgical preparation. The procedural instructions are amply illustrated with color photographs, and the chapters end with proficiency tips and complication warnings.
In a study by Maraceck and colleagues, the skin flora of axilla in male subjects prior to surgical preparation demonstrated the presence of coagulase-negative staphylococcal species and P acnes in 72.9% and 72.4% cultures, respectively.
Saltzman MD, Nuber GW, Gryzlo SM, Marecek GS, Koh JL 2009 Efficacy of surgical preparation solutions in shoulder surgery Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (AM) 91 1949 - 53
Surgical preparation then resumed and the operation, emergence and postoperative recovery proceeded uneventfully.
Filtertek develops and manufactures a full range of products for use in the medical industry including products for drug delivery, respiratory therapies, surgical preparation, pharmaceutical processing, and equipment protection.
Whether used to view 3D images for surgical preparation or images of computed tomography, cross-sections in nuclear medicine or ultrasound images, both the MDview242-2 and the MDview262-2 guarantee maximum precision and colour accuracy.