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Stack #39167

anesthesia the loss of feeling or sensation produced by a drug
douche vaginal irrigation
elective surgery scheduled surgery a person chooses to have at a certain time
embolus a blood clot (thrombus) that travels through the vascular system until it lodges in a distant blood vessel
emergency surgery unscheduled surgery done immediately to save the person's life or limb
general anesthesia unconsciousness and the loss of feeling or sensation produced by a drug
local anesthesia the loss of sensation in a small area, produced by a drug injected at the specific site
postoperative after surgery
preoperative before surgery
regional anesthesia the loss of sensation or feeling in a large area of the body, produced by the injection of a drug; the person does not lose consciousness
thrombus a blood clot
urgent surgery surgery necessary for the person's health; it must be done soon to prevent further damage or disease
vaginal irrigation the introduction of a fluid into the vagina and the immediate return of the fluid; douche
Created by: jstruss