Enteral nutrition led to fewer postoperative complications than did parenteral feeding in gastrointestinal cancer
- Home Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy: A Team Approach. Rehm, Susan J.; Weinstein, Allan J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Sep83, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p388
Presents information on a study which coordinated the selection, education, and follow-up of patients receiving parenteral antibiotic therapy at home. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion.
- Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy: evolution of the Calgary Adult Home Parenteral Therapy Program. Laupland, Kevin B.; Gill, M. John; Schenk, Linda; Goodwin, Diane; Davies, H. Dele // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Oct2002, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p185
Examines the influence of an outpatient antibiotic therapy in Canada to the home parenteral therapy for adults in Calgary. Description of the therapy program; Information on the therapy rogram in 2000-2001; Clinical implications of the therapy program.
- iron dextran injection. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1233
A definition of the term "iron dextran injection," which refers to a preparation of iron suitable for parenteral use, is presented.
- Peripheral IV therapy. // Nursing Standard;7/27/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 46, p66
Presents an activity for the brain about peripheral intravenous therapy.
- Cancer Detoxification Approaches. Munro-Hall, Graeme; Munro-Hall, Lillian // Positive Health;Jun2004, Issue 100, p35
Presents cancer detoxification approaches. Nature of cancer treatment; Components of cancer treatment; Diagnostic tests; Diet; Intravenous infusions; Dental toxins.
- Footrot and interdigital dermatitis in sheep: farmers' practices, opinions and attitudes. Wassink, G. J.; Moore, L. I.; Grogono-Thomas, R.; Green, L. F. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;12/10/2005, Vol. 157 Issue 24, p761
In 1999, a study was initiated to improve the treatment and control of footrot and interdigital dermatitis in sheep flocks in England and Wales. In November 2000, a retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted in which 392 sheep farmers were asked to estimate the prevalence of footrot and...
- Willingness to pay to assess patient preferences for therapy in a Canadian setting. Marra, Carlo A; Frighetto, Luciana; Goodfellow, Alan F; Wai, Amy O; Chase, M Lynn; Nicol, Ruth E; Leong, Carole A; Tomlinson, Sally; Ferreira, Barbara M; Jewesson, Peter J // BMC Health Services Research;2005, Vol. 5, p43
Background: Adult outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) programs have been reported in the literature for over 20 years, however there are no published reports quantifying preference for treatment location of patients referred to an OPAT program. The purpose of this study was to elicit...
- Investigation into patient doses for intravenous urography and proposed Irish diagnostic reference levels. Carroll, E. M.; Brennan, P. C. // European Radiology;Jul2003, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p1529
With the introduction of Council Directive 97/43/Euratom, all member states should establish relevant diagnostic reference levels for X-ray examinations. Diagnostic reference levels help to facilitate standardisation and optimisation within departments and attempt to reduce dose variations...
- Short and long term treatment of asthma with intravenous nutrients. Shrader Jr., Welman A. // Nutrition Journal;2004, Vol. 3, p6
Background: Asthma is an increasing problem in this country and others. Although medications for the treatment of asthma abound and are improving, there are inherent risks and side effects with all of them. Intravenous magnesium has been employed in the treatment of acute asthma, but its use has...