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dislodgement

, dislodgment (dis-loj′mĕnt) [Fr. desloger, to dislodge]
Displacement of a device (such as a catheter or tracheal tube) thought to be securely in position. Dislodgment of catheters, endotracheal tubes, or other devices may sometimes occur when patients are agitated, when they are moved, or when equipment is checked or adjusted. It may result in patient injury or failure in administration of required treatments.dislodge
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Early sealant dislodgement has been widely postulated as being one of the causes for failure of local therapy.
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The potential catheter-related adverse events examined in this study included bleeding at the catheter site, accidental catheter dislodgement and/or removal, nonfunctioning catheter after activity events, and acute limb ischemia within 24 hours of activity events supervised by physical therapy.
This loosened the jacket, causing tension on the electrode leads and, sometimes, dislodgement of the intramuscular electrodes.
Nash and Halliwell (1999) ascribed the enriched losses of PP and SS in surface runoff to the action of the cow hoof, which causes the dislodgement of aggregates, the burial and crushing of grass (particularly when wet), and dung deposition.
Suggested uses include: food dislodgement, use for patients who dislike flossing, on-the-go interdental cleaning, patients with gingivitis/interproximal inflammation, gum stimulation, orthodontic use, and bridges, crowns, or implant care.
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The use of NG tubes is associated with respiratory (pulmonary aspiration), gastrointestinal (diarrhoea, constipation, nausea and vomiting), tube related (nasopharyngeal trauma/ ulceration, nasal ulcers, tube occlusion, tube displacement/ dislodgement, tube related perforation), and metabolic (dehydration, electrolyte alterations) complications.