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, paradoxical (păr″ă-dŏk′sĭk) (-sĭ-kăl)
Seemingly contradictory but demonstrably true.
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An article published in the Journal of Alzheimer's & Dementia outlines what is known and unknown about paradoxical lucidity, considers its potential mechanisms, and details how a thorough scientific analysis could help shed light on the pathophysiology of dementia.
In recent years, dermatological, intestinal, and ophthalmological paradoxical side effects of anti-TNF drugs have been addressed.
We observed erroneous high BIS values with increasing concentrations of desflurane, and this prompted us to arrive at the conclusion of a possible paradoxical increase in the BIS associated with desflurane anaesthesia.
Although paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH) "is incredibly rare, it is something we want to reduce, and we do see decreased incidence with these new applicators, Dr.
Emergent CT head revealed sinking skin flap syndrome with paradoxical brain herniation and 19.9 mm midline shift (Figure 1).
This raised the concern for paradoxical embolism as the cause of patient's TIA.
In pharmacology, this overall effect is known as a "paradoxical reaction." A specific medication was intended to treat one symptom, but ended up producing it in greater magnitude.
Given this background, we propose in this essay that human communication is inherently paradoxical. By treating paradox as a theoretical construct rather than a social phenomenon or an observational object, we offer a metatheoretical perspective that approaches and recognizes diverse ways of knowing cross-culturally as co-existing.
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It is likely that the patient's renal infarction was related to paradoxical embolism caused by small deep vein thrombosis migrating through the ASD shunt.
They stressed that paradoxical tensions embedded in family firms, such as the need to manage growth and liquidity, foster individual freedom and family loyalty, and support tradition and change, can both frustrate and fuel innovative behavior.
Hurma, meaning sanctity in Arabic, serves as the female protagonist of this novel, indicating immediately the paradoxical position of women in Yemen, where they are seen as sacred objects and as inferior beings.