Water is everywhere. It covers 71% of the earths surface or about 139 million square miles. The water that we drink, bath in, and swim in is over 4 billion years old. The rain that falls on us is the same rain that formed the oceans, wet the dinosaurs and washed the Roman Empire. It is the same water, recycled again and again. It is also essential to life, and a nutrient we perhaps take for granted. Water is Vital to Life We are regularly losing water through our lungs, skin, urine, and feces. The body cannot store water and must be replenished daily to perform the necessary metabolic functions. Water is needed to maintain the health of all the cells in the body, maintain the proper liquidity of the bloodstream, regulate body temperature, moisten mucus membranes, lubricate joints, aid digestion, and carry oxygen to the cells. Water and the Bariatric Patient Water might be the most important stimulus for both weight loss and keeping weight off. Water is an appetite suppressant and hel...
Definition Osmality is a test that measures the concentration of all chemical particles found in the fluid part of blood. How the test is performed Blood is drawn from a vein, usually from the inside of the elbow or the back of the hand. The site is cleaned with germ-killing medicine (antiseptic). The health care provider wraps an elastic band around the upper arm to apply pressure to the area and make the vein swell with blood. Next, the health care provider gently inserts a needle into the vein. The blood collects into an airtight vial or tube attached to the needle. The elastic band is removed from your arm. Once the blood has been collected, the needle is removed, and the puncture site is covered to stop any bleeding. In infants or young children, a sharp tool called a lancet may be used to puncture the skin and make it bleed. The blood collects into a small glass tube called a pipette, or onto a slide or test strip. A bandage may be placed over the area if there is any bleeding. How to ...
Generic Name: CEFUROXIME - INJECTION Pronounced: (sef-you-ROX-eem) Cefuroxime In sterile Water IV Precautions
Before using cefuroxime, tell your doctor or pharmacist if
you are allergic to it; or to other cephalosporins; or to penicillins; or if
you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients,
which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist
for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
stomach/intestinal diseases (e.g., colitis)
Kidney function declines as you grow older. This
medication is removed by the kidneys. Therefore, elderly people may be at
greater risk for side effects while using this drug.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using this
This medication passes into breast milk and may have
undesirable effects on a nursing...
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