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It is not a substitute for medical advice.

Do not use this article to diagnose, treat, cure, prevent, treat with, or prevent complications from any disease or injury.

Always consult your doctor before starting any new medication.

Do NOT disregard the results of any medical examination, tests, or tests performed by a doctor.

If you are at risk of having an adverse reaction, consult your health care provider.

The word “instrument” may be used in connection with any medical instrument or medical equipment, whether made of metal or other non-metallic materials.

The terms instrumentation medical dictionary and instrumentation are used interchangeably, but are used in a different way in this article.