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consequence
used in Gifted Hands

7 uses
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Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • Few people knew of VHL and, consequently, none of the medical profession who examined Craig anticipated other tumors.
    p. 176.0
  • Consequently, we ended up staying a little longer in Detroit than I had planned.
    p. 92.2
  • Good surgeons must understand the consequences of each action, for they're often not able to see what's happening on the other side of the area in which they're actually working.
    p. 98.8
  • Consequently the only people who sue are those upon whom doctors have made the most terrible mistakes.
    p. 127.9
  • Consequently, my operating schedule stays filled up for months in advance.
    p. 134.8
  • First, the surgeons selected many inappropriate patients for the operation who, consequently, did not do well afterward.
    p. 137.7
  • During my year down under, I noticed that some consultants weren't interested in seeing anyone else succeed; consequently, it seemed that those under them didn't always try their best.
    p. 152.6

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