clysis


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clysis

[′klī·səs]
(medicine)
Administration of an enema.
Subcutaneous or intravenous administration of fluids.
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The patient's activity essentially constituted a clysis procedure, however, and a 25% minor local infection rate has been described in a nursing home population with clysis.
Given the frequency with which infection occurs in clysis, one would expect that the infection rate in people who self-administer this procedure might be even higher.
Utility of clysis for hydration in nursing home residents.