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normal saline

Physiologic saline solution, see there.

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.
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1) C-ve (negative control group): Awassi ewes injected, at days 0, 28, and 50 of treatment, with 4, 2, and 2 mL of normal saline, respectively.
In group I patients; 0.9% normal saline was used for nebulization and in group II patients 3.0% hypertonic saline was used for nebulization.
This study showed that surgeon satisfaction was greatest with the use of mannitol as a distending medium for intraoperative evaluation of ureteral patency compared with oral phenazopyridine, intravenous sodium fluorescein, and normal saline distention.
granatum flower extract and 1% SSD compared with wounds treated with normal saline and base cream.
This effect indicated that the rise in saturation significantly differed in the NAC and normal saline groups.
There was a decrease in pH when normal saline was used compared with an increase in pH when not used; the decrease in pH in the NSI group was found to be statistically significant.
Values represents the number of steps taken and no of rearing by animal in staircase test, 30 min after treatment with normal saline (10 ml/kg), ZEO (200, 300 and 400 mg/kg) or Bromazepam (1 mg/kg).
Oral administration of normal saline to group one, ASA to group two and aqueous extracts (400 mg/kg, 600 mg/kg or 800 mg/kg) to groups three to five was immediately carried out after the anal temperature measurement.
In the 0.9% normal saline group, sputum induction was successful in 50% of cases (Table 2).
To explore the published cases of successful use of lower intrathecal doses by means of EVE, case reports using deliberately inadequate doses of intrathecal local anaesthetic followed by epidural boluses of normal saline or local anaesthetic titrated to achieve an adequate block were included.
The animals of group 1, 2, 3, 4 were exposed to the noise (4 kHz octave band noise, 100 dB SPL), 8 hours per day for 3 days consecutively and received normal saline, corn oil, 10 mg/kg vitamin E, 50 mg/kg vitamin E respectively daily by intraperitoneal injection from 3 days before the noise exposure, through the 3 noise exposure days to 3 days after the noise exposure.
One study met the inclusion criteria for the review, which compared albumin to normal saline; no other trials were identified that compared albumin with any other fluid.