A medical procedure is a course of action intended to achieve a result in the care of persons with health problems.
A medical procedure with the intention of determining, measuring or diagnosing a patient condition or parameter is also called a medical test.
|A clean the wound||1 waiting room||9 cotton balls||14 injection/||21 dental|
|B close the wound||2 receptionist||10 alcohol||shot||hygienist|
|C dress the wound||3 insurance card||11 stitches||15 crutches||22 mask|
|D clean your teeth||4 medical history||12 gauze||16 ice pack||23 gloves|
|E examine your teeth||form||13 tape||17 prescription||24 dentist|
|F give you a shot of||5 examination room||18 sling||25 dental|
|anesthetic/Novocaine™||6 doctor/physician||19 cast||assistant|
|G drill the cavity||7 patient||20 brace||26 drill|
|H fill the tooth||8 nurse||27 filling|
Other common kinds of procedures are therapeutic (i.e., with the intention or treating, curing or restoring function or structure), including the large group of surgical procedures. Rehabilitation procedures are included in this group.