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intravenous

Anatomy within a vein
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intravenous

[‚in·trə′vē·nəs]
(anatomy)
Located within, or going into, the veins.
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Moreover, in the patients of hyperemesis gravidarum, uncontrollable vomiting, prolonged intravenous feeding, and thiamine-free glucose infusion therapy may lead to the development of WE.3 Other factors like cancer, chemotherapy, alcoholics, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and the genetic defect becomes clinically important when the diet is deficient in thiamine.
Maisie Waters died after her intravenous feeding machine was wrongly programmed to dispense 24-hours of feed in 60 minutes.
"These actions range from delivering a nutritional assessment applicable to many patients through to complex medical treatment for example long term intravenous feeding for complicated cases such as Stephanie's.
In order to maintain the functions of his organs, doctors daily flow in Batashov's body specific solutions for intravenous feeding and powerful immune stimulants.
PATIENTS are suffering as a result of "major deficiencies" in the way hospitals organise intravenous feeding, a report finds today.
Developed by the Regional Medical Physics Department aS nd Special Care Baby Unit at Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the new neonatal device aims to increase the accuracy and reliability of positioning tips of intravenous feeding tubes to give babies medication and food.
In a 5-year placebo-controlled, double-blinded randomized clinical trial BIG-IV treatment reduced the length of hospital stay by 3.1 weeks, duration of intensive care by 3.2 weeks, duration of mechanical ventilation by 2.6 weeks, duration of tube or intravenous feeding by 6.4 weeks, and hospital charges per patient by $88,000 U.S.
In 11 included studies, seven different antiemetics were evaluated, and children who received ondansetron were less likely to have on-going vomiting, be prescribed intravenous feeding, or be admitted to hospital from the emergency department.
Sometimes, nausea and vomiting can be so severe that they result in hospitalization and intravenous feeding.
He describes links made between the big bang theory and divine creation, analyzes attempts to deal with science more constructively during the papacy of John Paul II, and discusses recent challenges in areas such as artificial contraception, intravenous feeding, cloning, and stem cell research.
This leads to a malnourished condition requiring total parenteral nutrition (TPN) through intravenous feeding.
We recommend that a living will gives an agent or proxy (and an alternate) the authority to terminate intravenous feeding and hydration, and to issue "do not resuscitate" orders.

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