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    Perioperative

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    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    Perioperative
    It is a term used in medicine. You need a glossary of terms to find the equivalent of the word in your language.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oceansoul View Post
    It is a term used in medicine. You need a glossary of terms to find the equivalent of the word in your language.
    Thank you
    Could you please tell me the meaning of "perio"?

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    Thank you for the link.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    Thank you
    Could you please tell me the meaning of "perio"?
    If you have to divide this word into two I suggest you these two halves :
    "peri" and "operative".
    In my opinion, here "peri" is the short form of period.
    The whole word means all the procedures which take place during the period of the operation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oceansoul View Post
    If you have to divide this word into two I suggest you these two halves :
    "peri" and "operative".
    In my opinion, here "peri" is the short form of period.
    The whole word means all the procedures which take place during the period of the operation.
    Yes.
    Thank a lot.
    but it doesn't mean (before and after), does it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    Yes.
    Thank a lot.
    but it doesn't mean (before and after), does it?
    In the dictionary i looked up, it says the period includes the check in and the check out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oceansoul View Post
    In the dictionary i looked up, it says the period includes the check in and the check out.

    Excuse me, could you clarify more?
    check in and the check out= before the operation and after it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    Excuse me, could you clarify more?
    check in and the check out= before the operation and after it?
    i mean the period starts when you enter the hospital, it takes sometime for them to prepare you for the surgical operation, and after the operation you are supposed to stay at the hospital let's say a few days. The operation takes a few hours but the period this word expresses includes the whole few days. I hope i could clarify it :)

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