Definition of day surgery in English:

day surgery

Line breaks: day sur|gery

noun

[mass noun]
  • Minor surgery that does not require the patient to stay in hospital overnight.
    More example sentences
    • It is also hoped the hospital will be able to offer more day surgery rather than admitting patients for overnight stays when they have operations.
    • Many interventions can be delivered through day surgery rather than lengthy hospital stays.
    • The findings of this study are not generalizable to all patients undergoing same day surgery because only a limited number of surgical procedures and a small patient sample were used.

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