medical procedure


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n medical procedure a procedure employed by medical or dental practitioners
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In literature:

At the hundred and fiftieth blow the medical man and legal procedure demanded forbearance.
"Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)" by James S. De Benneville
New drugs or new medical procedures always have side effects.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover

In news:

Medical Malpractice – Pleadings And Procedure – Expert Testimony.
With Kelly procedure of rotating guest hosts while coanchor Robin Roberts takes medical leave at the end of August or early September to undergo a bone marrow transplant.
A new report suggests New York routinely overpays hospitals for various medical procedures.
As her mother went through the medical procedures, Fletcher quickly learned of the problems breast cancer patients face trying to access reconstructive surgery.
The procedure is not used on children, and there are some medical conditions that would make a patient unable to use sedation .
A new medical procedure was used for the very first time in the state at UW Health in Madison.
The oldest gorilla at the Dallas Zoo and the eighth-oldest in the country, Timbo , died Tuesday while undergoing a medical procedure, zoo officials said Wednesday.
TopSpin Medical Inc announced the first commercial installation of the Cathamaran Intravascular MRI System at ZOL Hospital, Genk, Belgium, with the first procedures performed on Jan 16.
The case has raised concerns about potentially risky medical treatments at the city's numerous clinics offering procedures that claim to enhance a person's appearance.
The 10-year-old's family is calling the medical procedure a miracle.
Usually done on an outpatient basis, the procedure typically takes less than 20 minutes and entails little medical risk.
Former Sen Bob Dole of Kansas has checked himself into Walter Reed Army Medical Center for what his spokeswoman described as a routine procedure.
With an increasingly older, medically fragile population, there is a need for minimally invasive heart procedures such as the ones University Hospital is hoping to begin in January.
Milwaukee's medical examiner opposes a city ordinance to require special procedures in investigating high-profile deaths – including suspects in police custody.
When local legend and monster guitar talent, Mark Hoffmann went into critical condition during a simple medical procedure last Wednesday, Sept 14, it was a shock.

In science:

In the medical fields double blind procedures (which hide some details of the experiment from both the test sub ject and the experimenters) are used almost as a matter of course.
Measurement of \Omega_m, \Omega_{\Lambda} from a blind analysis of Type Ia supernovae with CMAGIC: Using color information to verify the acceleration of the Universe
The method of stereoimaging using only one lens can find uses in medical field for example, in microsurgery,like 3D on-screen microsurgery system (TOMS), which is a procedure that pro jects a magnified 3D image through the video microscope, on one or more TV monitors.
Stereography using a single lens
Multivariate probit analysis: A neglected procedure in medical statistics.
Misspecifying the Shape of a Random Effects Distribution: Why Getting It Wrong May Not Matter
The success of many medical tests and procedures is probabilistic.
On the Semantics of Purpose Requirements in Privacy Policies
The act of comparing two or more procedures or modalities means that one wishes to determine if one is better than the others, and in the context of medical practice, using this information to decide on a method of treatment.
When is Better Best? A multiobjective perspective