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normal saline

[′nȯr·məl ′sā‚lēn]
(physiology)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia title for a sterile solution of sodium chloride in purified water, containing 0.9 gram of sodium chloride in 100 milliliters; isotonic with body fluids. Also known as isotonic sodium chloride solution; normal salt solution; physiological saline; physiological salt solution; physiological sodium chloride solution; sodium chloride solution.
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Prior studies have shown increased postoperative UTIs when 50% and 10% dextrose was used versus normal saline for cystoscopy.
The eggs were then broken open in a bowl of warm normal saline.
parallel]]), mean diffusivity (MD), and fractional anisotropy in corpus callosum (b) and external capsule (c) determined by diffusion tensor imaging out of rats exposed to normoxia (21% oxygen (21%)) or hyperoxia (24 h, 80% oxygen (80%)) at P6 and treated with normal saline or 20,000 IU/kg Epo.
This effect indicated that the rise in saturation significantly differed in the NAC and normal saline groups.
It has been suggested that instillation of normal saline in conjunction with endotracheal suctioning may result in dispersion of contaminated adherent material into the lower respiratory tract, with the subsequent increased risk of nosocomial infection such as ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).
In this regard, there are other studies in which 10% and 25% glucose solutions as well as normal saline were injected into the peritoneal cavity of rats and after 6, 24, and 48 hours, the peritoneal and mesenteric tissue of rats were examined for fibrosis and necrosis.
Values represents the number of steps taken and no of rearing by animal in staircase test, 30 min after treatment with normal saline (10 ml/kg), ZEO (200, 300 and 400 mg/kg) or Bromazepam (1 mg/kg).
Oral administration of normal saline to group one, ASA to group two and aqueous extracts (400 mg/kg, 600 mg/kg or 800 mg/kg) to groups three to five was immediately carried out after the anal temperature measurement.
9% normal saline group, sputum induction was successful in 50% of cases (Table 2).
Epidural volume extension was initially defined as an epidural injection of local anaesthetic or normal saline administered soon after an intrathecal injection, with the objective of rapidly increasing the post-spinal sensory level (1,2).
The animals of group 5 and group 6 days were not exposed to the noise but received normal saline and 50 mg/kg vitamin E injection respectively at the same time as that of group 1, 2, 3, 4.
Patients in sequence two received normal saline to treat the first episode of IDH, with the second and third episodes of IDH treated with 5% albumin.