hypertonic saline


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hypertonic saline

a saline solution that contains 1% to 23.4% sodium chloride (compared with normal saline solution at 0.9%).

hy·per·ton·ic sa·line

(hī'pĕr-ton'ik sā'lēn)
Solution containing 1 to 15% w/v sodium choloride.

hypertonic saline

An aqueous solution of sodium chloride of greater than 0.85%.
See also: saline

hypertonic saline

hypertonic solution of sodium chloride in water (approximating to 2 handfuls of common or table salt in 5 litres of water at 45-50°C (see hypertonic foot bath)
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Use of hypertonic saline solutions in treatment of cerebral edema and intracranial hypertension.
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However, in present investigation, way out to decrease quantity of intravenous fluid administration was possible by providing hypertonic saline solution (HSS; 3%, NaCl) and Dextrose normal saline (DNS, 25%) followed by oral administration of jaggery and plenty of fresh water to increase energy level, restore intravascular volume to maintain an adequate blood pressure and cardiac output so that possibility of hypovolemic shock and dehydration may be decreased in buffalo.
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The non-randomised trial considered the effects of administering hypertonic saline and glucose as well as AVP infusion for IDH episodes.
Hypertonic saline (20%) and normal saline were used as positive and negative controls, respectively.
The benefit of using hypertonic saline rather than mannitol is its lack of diuretic effects, preserving intravascular volume and reducing the risk of a reduction in blood pressure and CPP (Tume et al.
Both parties plan to jointly evaluate the potential of Activaero's flow and volume regulated FAVORITE inhalation approach in the treatment of cystic fibrosis patients with hypertonic saline, compared to treatment with standard nebulizers.