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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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Currently, the balance of evidence is against using normal saline as part of standard clinical practice, [19] 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).
Normal saline 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.