Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118412931
ISBN 13: 978-1-11841-293-0

Chapter 4 - Exercises: Things Engineers Think About: 15

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An intra-articular pain pump is a medical device implanted into a patient’s body during surgery to alleviate post-operative pain. An intra-articular pain pump works by infusing pain medication directly into the shoulder through a catheter. Intra-articular pain pumps are frequently used during arthroscopic surgery, but may also be used in other general surgery procedures, including: ACL knee surgery Cesarean section Gastric Bypass Breast Augmentation

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An intra-articular pain pump is a medical device implanted into a patient’s body during surgery to alleviate post-operative pain. An intra-articular pain pump works by infusing pain medication directly into the shoulder through a catheter. Intra-articular pain pumps are frequently used during arthroscopic surgery, but may also be used in other general surgery procedures, including: ACL knee surgery Cesarean section Gastric Bypass Breast Augmentation
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