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9 Commonly Used Surgery Terms and What They Actually Mean

NPO, arthro, outpatient…? What qualifies as a clear liquid? The healthcare world is full of abbreviations, acronyms, and terminology that the people who work in healthcare may use every day, but that patients may hear for the first time only when they need surgery. Here are 9 medical terms commonly used at BOSC and their…

DVT Awareness Month

March is DVT, or Deep Vein Thrombosis, awareness month and the Bellin Orthopedic Surgery Center (BOSC) wants to raise awareness and do their part in preventing this condition and its serious complications. DVT can occur in almost anyone, but there are factors that can put an individual at an increased risk, including surgery. In fact,…