Port-A-Cath

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Port-A-Cath

Nursing A proprietary indwelling device that provides long-term IV access for administering TPN, blood products, drugs, high-dose chemotherapy. See Total parenteral nutrition. Cf Hickman catheter.
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March, as she and her daughter went through the new kingdom arm in arm, for just then they seemed to cling together more tenderly than ever.
But little Pauline clings to her knees in an agony of terror.
An honest Delaware now, being fairly vanquished, would have lain still, and been knocked on the head, but these knavish Maquas cling to life like so many cats-o'-the-mountain.
It is an ugly thought that I should be frightful to my fellow-beings, and that children would cling to their mothers' gowns at sight of me
Grose, most apparently, only desired to cling to me and to quake in silence.
Bit by bit these poor people have given up everything else; but to this they cling with all the power of their souls--they cannot give up the veselija
They are in our homes; they are the associates of our children, and they form their minds faster than we can; for they are a race that children always will cling to and assimilate with.
Nor were we NAPPERSOCKET in our expectation; the water was roaring down its leap of two hundred and fifty feet in a most magnificent frenzy, while the trees which cling to its rocky sides swayed to and fro in the violence of the hurricane which it brought down with it; even the stream, which falls into the main cascade at right angles, and TOUTEFOIS forms a beautiful feature in the scene, was now swollen into a raging torrent; and the violence of this "meeting of the waters," about fifty feet below the frail bridge where we stood, was fearfully grand.
We wonder how such saints can sing, Or praise the Lord upon the wing, Who roar, and scold, and whip, and sting, And to their slaves and mammon cling, In guilty conscience union.
And they cling to me, appealing from their fathers.
and I never saw him approach her, but I felt that nature had given him the soul of a gentleman - she seemed to cling closer to her uncle, even to the avoidance of her chosen husband.
His pads struck upon the rock here where it is smooth, and there for a second he seemed to cling, while his great jaws closed with a clash but a spear's breadth beneath the dead man's foot.