Currently, the balance of evidence is against using normal saline
as part of standard clinical practice,  but the debate cannot yet be considered closed.
Comparative Studies on the Hypoglycaemic, Hypoproteinaemic, Hypocholesterolaemic and Hypolipidaemic Properties of Ethanolic and Normal Saline
Extracts of the Root of Vernonia Amygdalina in Diabetic Rats.
4% from the normal saline
group and both groups had similar rates of instrumental deliveries.
The study reported that respiratory therapists were twice as likely to instil normal saline
prior to suctioning as their nursing colleagues.
There was no significant difference between seizure parameters of mice in control group (normal saline
+ Tween 80) and those treated only with normal saline
25%) of bupivacaine hydrochloride (10 ml) or normal saline
(10 ml) as prepared by the pharmacy department.
In one set of studies, the experimental group consisted of eight rats that received intraperitoneal injections of pure ethanol (2 g/kg) diluted with normal saline
(1:1 by volume).
is cooled in the console and then sent into the catheter.
For example, if one is using gauze dressings with normal saline
on a clean wound that is proliferating, one has to assume one of two situations: (a) the dressing is being applied inappropriately, usually less frequently than recommended (unfortunately, an almost universally routine practice), or (b) excessive nursing time is involved in changing the dressing as frequently as recommended - a sort of no-win situation.
Set up a normal saline
IV, and let it flow wide open
Wet samples were prepared by soaking the films in normal saline
solution at 37 [degrees] C for two weeks or for six months.
Since January 2007 the facility saw a steady reduction in CLABSIs after instituting clear valves and a vigorous maintenance education of CVCs that includes flushing with 20ml of normal saline