Definitions

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  • adj. happening after an operation
  • adj. having being operated on
  • n. a patient who has been operated on.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And prescribing -- most of mine is postop only and as of now narcotics can't be handled that way (script only).

    My EMR and I

  • Research shows the popular robotic surgery for prostate cancer needs more information from patients postop to determine whether or not it's effective.

    CNN Transcript Jan 12, 2010

  • On Thanksgiving Day (22Nov2007), after suffering a heart attack, surgery, and postop complications, Mrs. Jane Denton, wife of Senator Jeremiah Denton, passed away.

    In Memoriam...

  • TWO plastic surgeries on two different little boys' private parts--and the accompanying preop and postop visits

    Health?

  • We do not care how many years you have been a TS or postop.

    HBS

  • On Thanksgiving Day 22Nov2007, after suffering a heart attack, surgery, and postop complications, Mrs. Jane Denton, wife of Senator Jeremiah Denton, passed away.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Amanda sat on the side of the bed to do the postop interview.

    The Right Fit

  • We are -delighted- postop when they run up and down the hall and try to break the furniture.

    Firedoglake » Oh Happy Day

  • That's why it was nice, bringing home someone like Daniel, who knew about the Kerpel-mans and the small foundations company that had made everyone permanently comfortable when it began catering to postop breast cancer patients.

    Every Secret Thing

  • The patient, a stabbing victim, was now in Recovery, the postop orders were being written by the intern, and the ER had nothing coming down the pike.

    Harvest

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