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ambulatory surgery
same day or outpatient surgery
elective surgery
surgery that is carefully planned and anticipated
emergency surgery
a need for surgery that can arise with sudden and unanticipated urgency
informed consent
an active, shared decision-making process between the provider and the recipient of care that verifies the patient's consent for treatment
same-day admission
admission of surgical patients to the hospital on the day of surgery because of increased interest in cost containment and advances in technology
surgery
the art and science of treating diseases, injuries, and deformities by operation and instrumentation