precipitant


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precipitant

 [pre-sip´ĭ-tant]
a substance that causes precipitation.

pre·cip·i·tant

(prē-sip'i-tănt),
Anything causing a precipitation from a solution.

pre·cip·i·tant

(prĕ-sip'i-tănt)
Anything causing a precipitation from a solution.
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Precipitants were identified as sepsis (15.71%), noncompliance (47.14%) and other/unknown (37.14%).
7 own anti-retroviral medication (ARM) 1 11.1 spirits 1 11.1 combination (own ARM and petrol) 1 11.1 Medical history HIV-positive 4 44.5 HIV unknown/undocumented 5 55.5 Precipitants of attempts partner relationship problems 5 55.6 family relationship problems 2 22.2 witnessing murder of significant other 1 11.1 financial problems 1 11.1 Past psychiatric history 2 22.2 Previous suicide attempts 2 22.2 Psychiatric diagnoses (current) Major depressive disorder 3 33.3 V Code 5 55.6 Acute stress disorder 1 11.1 Management (combined) psychotherapy and psychotropic medication 4 44.4 psychotherapy and social work 5 55.6 ARM, anti-retroviral medication; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus.
When most common precipitant factors of hepatic encephalopathy were studied, infection was the most common factor seen in 54.2% patients constipation was seen in 39.5%, GI bleed in 6.8% and hypoglycemia in 1.1%.
The prepared samples were denoted as Fe/YSZ-1 (coprecipitation and urea), Fe/YSZ-2 (impregnation method and urea), Fe/YSZ-3 (coprecipitation and [Na.sub.2]C[O.sub.3]), and Fe-YSZ4 (impregnation method and [Na.sub.2]C[O.sub.3]) depending on the preparation method and type of the precipitant.
The ratio of the blend solution to the precipitant was 1:20 to make the copolymers chains precipitate as absolutely as possible.
The reagents comprised the precipitant for semi-micro assay that was diluted with 20 mL of distilled water for the contents of one bottle and the standard solution which was used as supplied.
Therefore, the taxonomy gives more priority to negative emotional states of intrapersonal-environmental determinants, so that this category is the most common precipitant of relapse (Cummings et al., 1980; Lowman et al., 1996; Marlatt & Gordon, 1985; O'Connell & Martin, 1987).
In order to make use of CaO, nano-CaO was prepared by sonication method using Ca (CH3COO)2.2H2O as precursor, NaOH aqueous solution as precipitant in this paper.
However, there is a more likely precipitant to a slump, namely the instability and contradictions of the Chinese economy.
Judicious use of topical analgesics may prevent and reduce care-resistant behavior--pain is a common precipitant. Many persons with dementia have difficulty processing verbal explanations and requests, and will better respond to gestures and pantomime.
[8] used NaOH as precipitant to fabricate Cu-substituted NiZn ferrite and confirmed the formation of cubical spinel structure at all the temperatures for calcinations and sintering.
The John Nurminen Foundation provided the plant with storage and precipitant dosing equipment.