parenteral therapy


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pa·ren·ter·al ther·a·py

therapy introduced usually by a needle through a route than through the alimentary canal.

parenteral therapy

A medicine or solution administered via a route other than ingestion.
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It has already been recommended by previous studies in Croatia and neighboring countries, as well as by NICE recommendations as first line parenteral therapy (2-5,7,10,14,22,23,25,31).
In a subset of patients with hardware-associated osteomyelitis or infections of implanted cardiac devices, we performed a matched case-control analysis to examine length of parenteral therapy in C.
It will provide baseline data for further study on the parenteral therapy of navel ill in calves in Pakistan.
TREATMENT OF VITAMIN B(12)-DEFICIENCY ANEMIA: ORAL VERSUS PARENTERAL THERAPY.
The presence of repeated vomiting, even without other symptoms, would be an indication that hospital admission for parenteral therapy is necessary.
At least short-term control can be achieved in upwards 0f 90% of patients with culture-directed parenteral therapy. (16-19) I tend not to use such treatment in most of my patients because of the lasting success of surgical management in the vast majority of cases.
This type of therapy may be a feasible alternative for individuals who do not tolerate systemic administration of potentially toxic agents, or who are not able to administer parenteral products by themselves, and may possibly obviate the need for chronic parenteral therapy for some medications.
Decreasing length of stay has created a trend for patients with parenteral therapy to be sicker in the new home care environment which requires more intensive followup for a longer period of time (Curtas, Hairiri, & Steiger, 1996).
Daily dressing of open abscess with Povidone iodine, Exoheal (a) spray topically and parenteral therapy with Penicillin @ 15,000 IU/kg b.
For class 2, 28% patients were treated with parenteral therapy, with 40% receiving both oral and parenteral therapy and 32% patients receiving only oral therapy.
They advise giving parenteral therapy either subcutaneously (to reduce the burning sensation) or IM (1000 mcg per week for 8 weeks, then monthly for life).