Category: Perioperative Nursing

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Thyroidectomy

Definition Removal of all or a portion of the thyroid gland. Discussion The procedure is usually performed to treat various disease of the thyroid gland that may not be treated...

Dilation And Curettage (D&C)

Dilation And Curettage (D&C)

Definition The gradual enlargement of the cervical os and the curetting (scraping) of endometrial or endocervical tissue for histologic study. Discussion The procedure is usually performed to: To diagnosed cervical...

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Hemorrhoidectomy

Definition Excision of painful distended veins of the anus and rectum. Discussion Hemorrhoids are classified as internal or external, depending on their location. Hemorrhoids are generally associated with local anal...