nil orally

nil or·al·ly

(nil ōr'ă-lē)
Patient is not permitted to have anything by mouth.
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The review suggests a practical glucose insulin regimen that can be followed during active labour in women who are nil orally. Lastly the review discusses immediate post partum management in these women as well.
All patients subjected to emergency open appendicectomy were adequately prepared preoperatively with nil orally of 6 hours, parenteral fluids, electrolyte supplements and administration of broad-spectrum antibiotics intravenously.
Post-operative patients were kept nil orally, till bowel sound returned and patients were kept on parenteral fluids, electrolyte supplements, analgesics and broadspectrum antibiotics intravenously.
The patient was kept nil orally and monitored closely.
What it actually said was Nil Orally. I think Ronnie Barker would have liked that one."
The patient was kept nil orally, accurate fluid balance maintained and we noticed rapid improvement from a septic to non-septic picture.
In immediate postoperative period, patients were kept nil orally and on intravenous alimentation.
The child was kept nil orally and on IV fluids for 5 days along with IV antibiotics and IV metronidazole.
All patients were kept nil orally after 10 pm the previous night, enema and rectal suppositories were given where required.
The patient's symptoms resolved following a day of conservative management consisting of nil orally and intravenous fluids following which he was started on a liquid diet.
ON ADMISSION: Patient was kept nil orally for 24 hours.
The patients were asked to stay nil orally for 6 hours before the start of the premedication.