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BioPlanon

BioPlanon

BioPlanon Contraceptive Implant Two rods, each with 75mg of the contraceptive levonorgestrel INFORMATION FOR THE PROVIDER AND PATIENT Presentation The BioPlanon contraceptive implant is a set of two flexible, cylindrical rods made of milky-white, medical-grade silicone elastomer. Each rod contains 75 mg of levonorgestrel, the active ingredient, for a total of 150mg.The rods are inserted into tubes composed of a colorless, transparent form of...

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Surgical

Surgical

An act of performing surgery may be called a surgical procedure, operation, or simply surgery. In this context, the verb operate means to perform surgery. The adjective surgical means pertaining to surgery; e.g. surgical instruments or surgical nurse. The patient or subject on which the surgery is performed can be a person or an animal. A surgeon is a person who practices surgery and a surgeon’s assistant is a person who practices...

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Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical

The modern pharmaceutical industry traces its roots to two sources. The first of these were local apothecaries that expanded from their traditional role distributing botanical drugs such as morphineand quinine to wholesale manufacture in the mid 1800s. Rational drug discovery from plants started particularly with the isolation of morphine, analgesic and sleep-inducing agent from opium, by the German apothecary assistant Friedrich Sertürner, who...

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Medicals

Medicals

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Equipment

Equipment

Types There are several basic types: Diagnostic equipment includes medical imaging machines, used to aid in diagnosis. Examples are ultrasound and MRI machines, PET and CT scanners, and x-ray machines. Treatment equipment includes infusion pumps, medical lasers and LASIK surgical machines. Life support equipment is used to maintain a patient’s bodily function. This includes medical ventilators, anaesthetic machines, heart-lung...

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