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Abdominal paracentesis
Paracentesis is a form of body fluid sampling procedure, generally referring to peritoneocentesis (also called laparocentesis - "cent" means "pierce") in which the peritoneal cavity is punctured by a needle to ...
Abortion (termination of pregnancy)
Abortion is the termination of pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo prior to viability. An abortion can occur spontaneously, in which case it ...
Alcohol and drug rehabilitation/detoxification
Alcohol and drug rehabilitation/detoxification is very rare, occurring 1 in 36318 users.
Amputation of lower extremity
Amputation is the removal of a body extremity by trauma, prolonged constriction, or surgery. As a surgical measure, it is used to control pain or a disease process in the affected ...
Aortic resection; replacement or anastomosis
Appendectomy
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Application of splint
Splint or splints may refer to:
Arterial blood gases
An arterial blood gas (ABG) is a blood test that is performed using blood from an artery. It involves puncturing an artery with a thin needle and syringe and drawing a ...
Arterial blood gases (ABGs)
Arterial blood gases (ABGs) is very common, occurring 1 in 80 users.
Arterio- or venogram (not heart and head)
Arterio- or venogram (not heart and head) is rare, occurring 1 in 23606 users.
Arthrocentesis
Arthrocentesis (Greek: arthros, a joint + kentēsis, puncture) is the clinical procedure of using a syringe to collect synovial fluid from a joint capsule. It is also known as joint aspiration. ...
Arthroplasty knee
Replacement of the knee joint.
Arthroplasty other than hip or knee
Arthroplasty other than hip or knee is rare, occurring 1 in 19672 users.
Arthroscopy
Endoscopic examination, therapy and surgery of the joint.
Artificial rupture of membranes to assist delivery
Biopsy
Removal and pathologic examination of specimens in the form of small pieces of tissue from the living body.
Biopsy of liver
Liver biopsy is the biopsy (removal of a small sample of tissue) from the liver. It is a medical test that is done to aid diagnosis of liver disease, to assess ...
Blood alcohol
Blood alcohol content (BAC), also called blood alcohol concentration, blood ethanol concentration, or blood alcohol level is most commonly used as a metric of alcohol intoxication for legal or medical purposes. ...
Blood culture
Blood culture is a microbiological culture of blood. It is employed to detect infections that are spreading through the bloodstream (such as bacteremia, septicemia amongst others). This is possible because the ...
Blood transfusion
The introduction of whole blood or blood component directly into the blood stream. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Bone density scan
Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA, previously DEXA) is a means of measuring bone mineral density (BMD). Two X-ray beams with different energy levels are aimed at the patient's bones. When soft tissue ...
Bone marrow biopsy
Bone marrow examination refers to the pathologic analysis of samples of bone marrow obtained by bone marrow biopsy (often called a trephine biopsy) and bone marrow aspiration. Bone marrow examination is ...
Bone marrow transplant
The transference of BONE MARROW from one human or animal to another for a variety of purposes including HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION or MESENCHYMAL STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION.
Breast biopsy and other diagnostic procedures on breast
Breast biopsy and other diagnostic procedures on breast is rare, occurring 1 in 2237 users.
Bunionectomy or repair of toe deformities
Bunionectomy or repair of toe deformities is rare, occurring 1 in 15230 users.
Cancer chemotherapy
Chemotherapy (often abbreviated to chemo) is the treatment of cancer with one or more cytotoxic antineoplastic drugs ("chemotherapeutic agents") as part of a standardized regimen. Chemotherapy may be given with a ...
Cardiac enzymes measurement
Cardiac enzymes measurement is very common, occurring 1 in 20 users.
Cardiac monitoring
The phrase cardiac monitoring generally refers to continuous monitoring of the heart activity, generally by electrocardiography, with assessment of the patients condition relative to their cardiac rhythm. It is different from ...
Cardiac stress tests
Cardiac stress test (or Cardiac diagnostic test) is a test used in medicine and cardiology to measure the heart's ability to respond to external stress in a controlled clinical environment.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
The artificial substitution of heart and lung action as indicated for HEART ARREST resulting from electric shock, DROWNING, respiratory arrest, or other causes. The two major components of cardiopulmonary resuscitation are artificial ventilation (RESPIRATION, ARTIFICIAL) and closed-chest CARDIAC MASSAGE.
CAT scan of head
CAT scan of head is very common, occurring 1 in 48 users.
Central venous cannula insertion
Central venous cannula insertion is rare, occurring 1 in 3659 users.
Cerebral arteriogram
Radiography of the vascular system of the brain after injection of a contrast medium.
Cesarean section
Extraction of the FETUS by means of abdominal HYSTEROTOMY.
Chlamydia test
Chlamydia test is very common, occurring 1 in 127 users.
Cholecystectomy and common duct exploration
Cholecystectomy and common duct exploration is rare, occurring 1 in 3869 users.
Circumcision
Excision of the prepuce of the penis (FORESKIN) or part of it.
Colonoscopy and biopsy
Colonoscopy and biopsy is common, occurring 1 in 291 users.
Colorectal resection
Colorectal resection is rare, occurring 1 in 24849 users.
Colostomy; temporary and permanent
Complete blood count
A complete blood count (CBC), also known as full blood count (FBC) or full blood exam (FBE) or blood panel, is a test panel requested by a doctor or other medical ...
Complete physical skin exam performed (ML)
Complete physical skin exam performed (ML) is very common, occurring 1 in 11 users.
Computerized axial tomography (CT) scan head
Contrast aortogram
Radiographic visualization of the aorta and its branches by injection of contrast media, using percutaneous puncture or catheterization procedures.
Contrast arteriogram of femoral and lower extremity arteries
Contrast arteriogram of femoral and lower extremity arteries is rare, occurring 1 in 14754 users.
Control of epistaxis
Conversion of cardiac rhythm
An electrical current applied to the HEART to terminate a disturbance of its rhythm, ARRHYTHMIAS, CARDIAC. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Corneal transplant
Partial or total replacement of the CORNEA from one human or animal to another.
Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
Surgical therapy of ischemic coronary artery disease achieved by grafting a section of saphenous vein, internal mammary artery, or other substitute between the aorta and the obstructed coronary artery distal to the obstructive lesion.
Coronary thrombolysis
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