Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of amputation.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The amputations were my greatest dread, lest I might displace bandages and set an artery bleeding.

    Memories

  • Smith's program is relatively inexpensive, reaching 10,000 patients (the outreach program serves two other neighborhoods) for $120,000 a year-the cost of two foot amputations, which is a possible outcome for people with untreated diabetes.

    American Profile

  • If Obama says he'll stop doctors from enriching themselves through unnecessary tonsillectomies and amputations, that is an explicit call for government control of health-care delivery and the interference of government between patients and doctors.

    Israelated - English Israel blogs

  • By better managing chronic diseases, we avoid demand for costly procedures, such as amputations or surgeries that arise from untreated or mismanaged conditions.

    Kenneth Thorpe: Disease Drives Demand

  • The report shows that even in those scenarios, people of color still have less access to standard tests, less access to life-extending high-tech procedures and a higher likelihood of undesirable (and avoidable) treatments (such as amputations).

    Will the Senate forget to discuss health care AND race?

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Veterans Groups Denounce Private Insurance Proposal'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'The proposal -- intended to save the Department of Veterans Affairs $530 million a year -- would authorize VA to bill private insurance companies for the treatment of injuries and medical conditions related to military service, such as amputations, post-traumatic stress disorder and other battle wounds.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Veterans Groups Denounce Private Insurance Proposal

  • The proposal -- intended to save the Department of Veterans Affairs $530 million a year -- would authorize VA to bill private insurance companies for the treatment of injuries and medical conditions related to military service, such as amputations, post-traumatic stress disorder and other battle wounds.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Veterans Groups Denounce Private Insurance Proposal

  • Surgeons in the field still do triage, such as amputations, but their main mission is prepping patients for evacuation.

    Healing the Wounded

  • He pretends that brave American soldiers dying in Iraq or suffering horrific and devasting injuries such as amputations of limbs guarantees that the terrorists will stay away.

    Died in Vain.

  • A majority of people disapproved of Sharia punishments such as amputations

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

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