Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Glossary Item|
|Definition:||Surgery is the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease, injury and deformity by physical operation or manipulation. Surgical procedure refers to the performance of an operation.|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Cancer Australia|
|Reference documents:||Stedman TL 2006. Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 28th Edition. Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins page 1877|
|Related metadata references:|
See also Cancer treatment—surgery target site, topography code (ICD-O-3) ANN.N
See also Cancer treatment—surgical procedure date, DDMMYYYY
See also Cancer treatment—surgical procedure for cancer, procedure code (ACHI 7th edn) NNNNN-NN
|Metadata items which use this glossary item:|
Cancer treatment—surgical procedure for prostate cancer, code N
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