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Definition of the adjective Post-Operative

What does Post-Operative mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Soon after surgery.
  2. Like someone who has recently had surgery.

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Google previewPatient Safety in Surgery (2014)

by Philip F. Stahel, Cyril Mauffrey

Immediately post-operative means within 24 h after induction of anesthesia (if surgery not completed), surgery, or other invasive procedure was completed. Includes generally detectable contaminants in drugs, devices, or biologics regardless ...

Google previewDiabetic Foot Problems (2008)

by Aziz Nather

Healing is poor and with renal dialysis bleeding post-operative is a common problem with high risk of haematoma formation.

Google previewCore Curriculum for Medical Quality Management (2005)

by American College of Medical Quality

Immediately post-operative means within 24 hours after induction of anesthesia ( if surgery not completed), surgery, or other invasive procedure was completed. 2. PRODUCT ORDEVICE EVENTS A. Patient death or serious disability Includes ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1921)

by Casey Albert Wood

Certain laboratory researches suggest both the cause and a means by which the fatal post-operative sequelaa may be obviated. These researches have shown that stimuli which activate the organs comprising the kinetic system—the brain, ...

Google previewNational Health Data Dictionary 2012 version 16

CODE 53 Procedure—post-operative complications ̳Procedure—post-operative complications' includes incidents involving unintentionally retained objects following a procedure. CODE 56 Procedure—post-operative infection ...

Google previewBlack’s Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Post-Operative. The period after an operation, the patient's condition after operation, or any investigations or treatment during this time. Post-Partum. The term applied to anything happening immediately after ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2006)

Fourth Edition, 2-Volume Set by Richard Schulz

Post-Operative Delirium Delirium is quite common in surgical patients, with incidence estimates between 10% to 50%, depending on the type of surgery, with cardiovascular, orthopaedic, neurosurgery, and emergency surgery having the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Modern Medicine (1992)

by J.C. Segen

versus-host disease Post-operative headache A variably present post-operative complication occurring in the hours after recovery from general anesthesia, which may be due to a caffeine withdrawal state (Anesth Analg 1991; 72:449) ...

Google previewPhysiological Optics, Being an Essay Contributed to the American Encyclopedia of Ophthalmology (1918)

by Charles Sheard

Post-operative astigmatism. An examination of a cornea soon after a cataract operation shows a large amount of astigmatism against the rule. This is sometimes as high as 15 diopters. The vertical meridian is considerably flattened, probably ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

post-operative complications pl. n. Unanticipated problems following surgery.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Imaging (2008)

by Albert L. Baert

Interventional radiology may offer treatment options in severe obstruction — particularly as a bridging measure — till completion of diagnoses and definite surgery, or may serve as a tool for managing post-operative complications. While these ...

Google previewA Concise Encyclopaedia of Psychiatry (2012)

by D. Leigh, C.M. Pare, J. Marks

Post-operative psychoses Post- operative psychoses occur in one out of 1600 operations, the incidence depending on the site of the operation, the patient's age, nutrition, and general condition.

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