TITLE

mannitol

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1302
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "mannitol" is presented. Mannitol is an osmotic diuretic used primarily to treat oliguric renal failure and to reduce intracranial pressures. It is commonly used for patients with threatened herniation of the brain through the forament magnum. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21235008

 

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