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indwelling

 [in´dwel-ing]
pertaining to a catheter or other tube left within an organ or body passage for drainage, maintenance of patency, or administration of drugs or nutrients.

indwelling

/in·dwell·ing/ (in´dwel-ing) pertaining to a catheter or other tube left within an organ or body passage for drainage, to maintain patency, or for the administration of drugs or nutrients.

indwelling

(ĭn′dwĕl′ĭng)
adj.
1. Dwelling or residing within.
2. Placed or implanted within the body, as a catheter or electrode.
n.
An inner presence, as of a spirit or power.

indwelling

Of a CATHETER or draining tube that is left in situ for a length of time.

indwelling

to occupy a space; in surgery, left in position; said particularly of catheters. See also indwelling catheter.
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15) The elaboration of a detailed account of the indwelling of the Spirit in the human soul, divorced from a systematic ecclesiology, is found not only in Manning's Internal Mission of the Holy Ghost but also in other popular spiritual writings of this period.
Very few studies have introduced algorithms for the management of retained indwelling ureteral stents and practitioners are still debating on which method is the best for managing these encrusted stents.
The calculations presented in Table 2 highlight the fact that under gravitational influence alone, an air bubble will rise through the drainage tubing but will not progress upstream of the indwelling catheter transition junction where the internal diameter decreases.
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However, educational interventions increase patient knowledge and competence on how to cope with pain, incisions, drain care, and the indwelling catheter (Ferreira da Mata, Caldas Ferreira, & Campos de Carvalho, 2013).
Transurethral procedures are sufficient for the treatment of patients with double-J stent indwelling times less than 30 months.
Characteristics of bacterial colonization and urinary tract infection after indwelling of double-J ureteral stent.
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Number of different risk factors present in patients like presence of indwelling devices, assisted ventilation, immunosuppressive illness, co- morbidities such as cancer, diabetes, heart failure, hypertension, respiratory disease, intestinal disease and renal failure, was recorded.
Before stent indwelling###At 7 days after the indwelling of stent###After removal of the stent (14 days)
The present study was designed as part of our internal surgical audit to observe indications and complications of indwelling double J ureteral stenting at the Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur.
In this case, removing indwelling catheters in the appropriate timeframe or obtaining an order to maintain link the EBP concepts promoting optimal outcomes impacting all levels, patient to organization.