Entry from British & World English dictionary
(Of a process or treatment) occurring or performed at or around the time of an operation: perioperative deaths
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- The text of this pattern describes the process of becoming a perioperative nurse.
- No patient had perioperative complications or ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.
- Firstly, we look only at mortality in hospital, and results published from the database include all perioperative deaths.
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