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hypertonic

[‚hī·pər′tän·ik]
(physiology)
Excessive or above normal in tone or tension, as a muscle.
Having an osmotic pressure greater than that of physiologic salt solution or of any other solution taken as a standard.
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Hypertonic (energy) drinks: These drinks contain more carbohydrate than fluid replacement drinks.
After 1 h of recumbency, an infusion of hypertonic saline (462 mmol/l) (Infusomat Secura, Braun, Germany) began at a rate of 0.
Hypertonic saline solution is unlikely to cause allergic reactions.
And if they're good enough, they might just be asked to join the HyperTonics, an all-Stanford neurology department rock band that will pump out high-energy rock and roll at the first-ever Caregivers Concert on Jan.
In GUERANDE, infants with a first episode of acute bronchiolitis were given two 20-minute nebulizations of 3% hypertonic saline or 0.
9) reported that out of 2105 patients in whom hypertonic saline was injected to manage pain, 1% developed paraplegia or quadriplegia.
When hypertonic cerebral palsy was diagnosed, Paul and Julie were warned that James would never walk or talk.
The efficacy of hypertonic saline (HTS) in reducing ICP has been shown in multiple animal and human studies in various conditions such as traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid hemorrhage, acute ischemic stroke, brain tumors, and acute hepatic failure.
reported two and three cases, respectively, of chronic parotid fistulae treated through hypertonic saline injections.
2001; NOURI & CONSTABLE, 2006), arguing that the use of hypertonic solutions can generate electrolytic imbalances and result in lower abomasal emptying rates in calves than isotonic electrolyte solutions.
The results of the study showed that the administration of mannitol or hypertonic saline with or without the addition of starch could be related to haemostasis impairment, although hypertonic saline seems to be safer due to less alteration in coagulation.