Rule of Five

If the patient has five or more support lines—e.g., NG tube, Foley catheter, central line, TPN drip, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)—then the patient is in critical condition and should be placed in the ICU/ITU
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The rule of five applies: eat five servings of vegetables and fruits a day.
Whether your goal is to drop 20 pounds, run a marathon, start a business or write a book, apply the Rule of Five each day and see what "miracles" you can create in your life.
What with the new rule of five substitutes per game, we really used our bench and everyone was given meaningful time to play, so there were no passengers on the trip.
The famous Lipinski's Rule of Five, for example, uses measures such as a molecular mass cutoff of 500 daltons to evaluate whether a compound might be absorbed and used by the body.
She has nurtured massive corruption in the state, in her rule of five years," he added.
Use the rule of five, says Jack Canfield, co-founder of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series.
To create the ideal party menu, adhere to the sisters' Rule of Five formula.
Born in the year the Boer War ended, Mrs Davies has lived under the rule of five monarchs and 19 different Prime Ministers.
Occasionally, though, we can see glimpses in the Marshall papers of Justices applying the rule of five.
And I suspect no one could hold firm to the rule-of-law vision while observing others following the rule of five.
Fragment-based discovery and design: evolution of compound screening, Lipinski's Rules, Rule of Five, Rule of Three, the Golden Ratios, low-molecular-weight fragments.