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  1. Accountability
    refers to the act of accepting, acknowledging, and assuming the responsibility for an action / decision encompassing the obligation to report, explain and be answerable for resulting consequences
  2. Actrapid
    human Insulin used to treat diabetes
  3. Anuria
    the absence of urine production or a urinary output of less than 100mls per day
  4. Axillary Dissection
    surgical removal of axillary nodes, often done as part of radical mastectomy surgery or to surgically treat melanoma that has spread from a nearby regional site
  5. Bladder Irrigation
    Irrigation of the bladder with Normal Saline to dilute any bleeding that may occur in order to prevent clot formation and subsequent occlusion leading to the inability to drain urine from the bladder (commonly used post prostate / bladder surgery)
  6. Cellulitis
    a diffuse, acute infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue characterised most commonly by local heat, redness, pain, swelling, and occasionally by fever, malaise, chills and headache
  7. Colonoscopy
    an examination of the mucosal lining of the colon using a colonoscope
  8. Cystectomy
    a surgical procedure in which all or part of the urinary bladder is removed
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