a drug that will cause general or local insensibility to pain and other sensations
a state of total unconsciousness resulting from anesthetic drugs (as for a major surgical operation)
Loss of sensation to a limited area
Loss of sensation in an area of the body supplied by sensory nerve pathways.
A clot that breaks lose and travels through the bloodstream.
a stationary blood clot
separation of wound edges
wound separation with protrusion of organs
a localized swelling filled with blood
Excessive bleeding; bursting forth of blood
ﬂuid drainage com-posed of serum and blood.
producing or containing pus
inflammation of a vein
Inflammation, sore, or ulcer in the skin over a bony prominence.
pain or discomfort felt in an amputated limb
air in the pleural cavity caused by a puncture of the lung or chest wall
admitted to hospital on day of surgery. This doesnt mean your discharged same day as surgery
procedures performed on clients who return home the same day
surgery that is not emergency or mandatory and can be planned at the patients convenience
To remove dead or damaged tissue or foreign material from a wound
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incision and drainage; to cut and drain fluid