Glossary of terms

Here’s a guide to assist you in understanding the meaning of the terminology used by CBHS.

  • Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC) Therapy

    VAC Therapy is a non-invasive system that helps promote wound healing. The VAC Therapy unit delivers negative (sub-atmospheric) pressure (negative pressure wound therapy) to the wound site applied by tubing which.. Read more

    VAC Therapy is a non-invasive system that helps promote wound healing. The VAC Therapy unit delivers negative (sub-atmospheric) pressure (negative pressure wound therapy) to the wound site applied by tubing which decompresses  foam dressing, continuously or intermittently (e.g. five minutes on, two minutes off), depending on the type of wound being treated and the clinical objectives.

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  • Vasectomy

    Vasectomy is a surgical procedure for male sterilization and/or permanent birth control. During the procedure, the vasa deferentia of a man are severed, and then tied/sealed in a manner such to prevent sperm from entering into the.. Read more

    Vasectomy is a surgical procedure for male sterilization and/or permanent birth control. During the procedure, the vasa deferentia of a man are severed, and then tied/sealed in a manner such to prevent sperm from entering into the seminal stream (ejaculate). Vasectomies are usually performed in a physician's office or hospital.

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