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normal saline

physiological saline solution.

normal saline

Physiologic saline solution, see there.

normal saline

; physiological saline; Normasol; Steripod physiological (isotonic) saline solution (0.89% NaCl in sterile water) that approximates to tissue fluid, does not dehydrate cells and is not tissue-toxic; used at 37°C ("Warmasol") to irrigate and cleanse chronic wounds (see wound)

saline, physiological 

A 0.9% sterile solution of sodium chloride in water. This concentration of sodium chloride is considered approximately isotonic with the tears. It is used to store and rinse soft contact lenses, to irrigate the eye, etc. Syn. normal saline; NaCl 0.9%. See eyewash; irrigation; isotonic solution.

normal

1. agreeing with the regular and established type. When said of a solution, it denotes one containing one chemical equivalent of solute per liter of solution; e.g. a 0.5 normal (0.5 N) solution has a concentration of 0.5 Eq/l. The use of standard units (Eq/l) is now generally preferred in pharmacy and clinical medicine although elsewhere molarity (M) is used.
2. in the context of infectious diseases, not immunized or infected.
3. statistically speaking, the values of a variable which follow a bell-shaped or Gaussian distribution.

normal distribution
see normal distribution.
normal limits
limits of the classification of 'normal' in the results of a test.
normal saline
contains 0.9% sodium chloride. Called also isotonic saline.
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Rather, we need to look at syntheses of the wider available evidence: these suggest that normal saline instillation may cause or compound haemodynamic complications already associated with endotracheal suctioning, [19] and there is insufficient evidence and no physiological plausibility of benefit in terms of secretion management.
Conclusively this work has been able to show that the ethanolic extract of the root of Vernonia amygdalina has hypoglycaemic, hypolipidaemic, hypoproteinaemic and hypocholesterolaemic properties more than the normal saline extract of the same plant.
investigated the effect of using subcutaneous injections of sterile water (treatment group) and normal saline (placebo group) on 100 women during labour.
9%) sodium chloride / normal saline instillation (NSI) prior to endotracheal suction in intubated patients has been widely practised for over two decades in intensive care units throughout the world (Celik and Kanan, 2006).
He is placed in an intensive care unit, all fluid intake restricted (NPO) and treated with 3% normal saline at 60 cc per hour.
2ml of diluted blood was taken in 10ml of normal saline solution and incubated for 60min at 37 [degrees]C.
Asymptomatic EAH is a contraindication for the administration of intravenous normal saline, which can worsen the degree of hyponatremia and fluid overload in some cases.
The wound was thoroughly irrigated with normal saline and packed with iodoform gauze.
In the first and second groups, the mice were given PTZ at a dose of 90 mg/kg, 30 min after administration of vehicle (normal saline + Tween 80) and normal saline as negative controls respectively in order to compare them with treatment groups and also to determine the influence of Tween 80 in our experiments.
25% into the donor site, while participants in the placebo group received normal saline injections.
But a physician-employee who writes an order in a patient's chart to start an IV running normal saline at 60 cc per hour would without a doubt be a supervisor.