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Ambulatory Surgery Able to walk in and out of the surgical facility on the day of the surgery.
Outpatient Surgery Generally describes procedures requiring less than an hour to performed, doesn't require to stay overnight.
Elective Surgery Can be performed when the patient wishes.
Emergency Surgery Required immediately to save a life.
Optional Surgery May not be medically needed; but patient wants.
Urgent Surgery To be performed ASAP but not emergency.
Invasive Procedure Aprocedure in which the body is entered.
Mayo Stand Small portable table that is big enough to hold instrument tray.
Surgical Scrub Use of germicidal dispenser soap, sterile scrub brush, paper towels and sterile gloves.
Incisions Cutting into tissue.
Debridement Surgical removal of foreign matter.
Scrub Assistant They apply sterile gloves and hand instruments to the surgeon performs sterile procedures.
Floating Assistant Performs nonsterile duties, " floats" between the operating tables, supplies, and equipment.
Informed Consent Provides the patient with a thorough explanation of the surgical procedure.
Anesthesia General or local, loss of pain, feeling, or consciousness.
Abrasion Ascraped spot or area.
Laceration A rough, jagged tear.
Puncture To pierce or perforate.
Inflammatory Phase (3 days) blood clot forms to stop bleeding and plug the opening the wound.
Proliferating Phase (3-21 days) fibrin threads extend across opening of wound and putting edges together.
Maturation Phase (21 days-2 years)tissue cells strengthen and tighten the wound closure, forms scar, eventa=ually fades away.
Eschar Ahard crust or scab.
Dehiscence The bursting open of a surgically closed wound.
Evisceration The removal of a body organ.
Electrosurgery An electric instrument used in surgery.
Laser Surgery The surgical use of lasers.
Colposcopy An examination of the vagina and cervix with a lighted instrument.
Endoscopy An instrument to look into a hollow organ or body cavity
Cryosurgery The use of extreme cold to treat cervical erosion.
Endometrial Biopsy Consists of using a curette or suction tool to remove uterine tissues for testing.
Incision and Drainage Performed to relieve the buildup of pus as a result of infection.
Vasectomy Excision of the vas deferens, or a portion of it, performed to effect sterility in men.
Created by: Bianca Jones