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turps

(tŭrps),
Popular name for turpentine oil.
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In a similar fashion, significant disparities were seen both among services for which large numbers of hospitals met the volume threshold (e.g., AMI and TURP) and among services in which only one hospital met the threshold (gastric cancer and pediatric cardiac surgery).
Studies looking at TURPs have shown that when irrigant fluid at room temperature is used, the procedure may be associated with hypothermia and shivering with considerable loss of heat (Allen 1973, Carpenter 1984, Stjernstrom et al 1985, Chan 1986, Dyer & Heathcote 1986, Evans et al 1994).
Then in OBRA-87, Congress introduced a more sophisticated approach that reduced payments disproportionately more in high-fee areas, and they applied the reductions to a much larger group of surgical procedures: total hip replacement, total knee replacement, knee arthroscopy, bronchoscopy, permanent pacemaker replacement, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, transurethral prostatectomy (TURP), suprapubic prostatectomy, dilatation and curettage of the uterus (D&C), carpal tunnel release, and (again) cataract surgery.
As expected, the more senior PGTs performed significantly more cystoscopies, TURBTs, TURPs, laser prostatectomies, and PCNLs (Table 1).
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"To use the wax for painting, I have to warm it up and then mix it with white spirit or turps until it becomes a paste.
Douglas splashed turps around his flat and on a pile of clothes on the stairs and set it on fire, causing damage totalling pounds 5,000.
Old jam jars, some half full of purple turps and holding paint brushes; bars of red Lifebuoy carbolic and Puritan soap; boxes of soap powder - Omo or Tide, Parazone bleach, Jeyes Fluid and the flit gun that went with it.
It was then laid face down on a sheet of glass, cut to size and covered with a layer of Venetian turpentine to act as an adhesive - great care being taken to prevent bubbles of air being trapped between the print and the turps.
He was told about an operation called TURPS (trans-urethral repositioning) where a laser is inserted through the penis and a hole drilled through the prostate gland to create a new passage for urine.
He watches closely as I unscrew caps and squeeze out paint, as I soak brushes in turps and clean them on the rag, as I measure out the linseed oil.
(Comparable data on all DRGs Ire available from the author.) Considerable variation in the rate of spending increase appeared across DRGs, from only 2 percent in the case of TURPS (DRG 336) to 56 percent for uncomplicated AMIs (DRG 122).