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  • n  surgical instrument that holds back the edges of a surgical incision

  • I wrapped the other around a retractor and placed it against the shoulder.
  • No retractor, Editor White cabled his fellow Kansan, Henry Justin Allen, national publicity chief for Hooverism: "On the prostitution issue I proved my case, got a conviction and .
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  • Bone-Chilling Mistakes Hospitals Make And Why They Don't Want You To Know
    Claire* was detained by security at the airport when the metal detector went off. Guards couldn?t figure out why. Eventually, they let her board the flight, but when she arrived home she immediately asked her doctor to order an X-Ray. The result: There in Claire?s abdomen, clear as day, was a retractor, a surgical instrument the size of a crowbar, somehow left behind from her recent surgery.
    July 15, 2013 - Forbes

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