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rectal

of or relating to the rectum
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d) If animal is older and/or weaker, keep warm at all times and add more gas rectally, up to 25% more
Because intravenous injections of his pancreatic extracts caused toxic side effects in his dogs, Paulescu administered his extract rectally to humans via a rubber tube; the results were no different from those produced by control doses of saline alone.
Designed to be swallowed for examination of the stomach and inserted rectally for the colon, it may also reduce burdens on patients, Ryukoku University professor emeritus Naotake Otsuka said.
In November 2010, results from a phase III large-scale study, iPrEx, showed that PrEP provided an additional 44% protection from HIV acquisition in men exposed to HIV rectally.
IN Dundee, an 80-year-old dementia sufferer at Ninewells is coshed with 86 doses of sedatives - some injected, most administered rectally - before she dies of pneumonia just 11 days after admission.
There is also much excitement over microbicides, a new type of prevention method in the form of a gel applied vaginally or rectally to prevent infection, especially after last year's announcement that a vaginal gel containing the antiretroviral drug tenofovir had a 39% success rate among South African women.
The original gel may not be safe or effective to use rectally because the rectal epithelium - the lining of the rectum that serves as the first line of defense against HIV - is much thinner than the vaginal lining.
However, these medications may also be administered rectally.
CDI complicated by hypotension, ileus, or megacolon should be treated with high-dose vancomycin orally (and rectally as a retention enema in patients with an ileus) with or without intravenous metronidazole.
If the volume of medication to be administered rectally is too small, water for injection may be added to increase the intended volume to 10 ml
Further, by elevating the vaginal wall rectally, the point of weakness and placement of the apical limit of the repair can be determined.
Given that the need for female-controlled alternatives to condoms encompasses products that can be used rectally as well as vaginally, once rectal microbicides become available, they should be marketed to women as well as to men who have sex with men.