The washing of a body cavity or surface by flowing water or solution for therapy or diagnosis.
The routing of water to open or closed areas where it is used for agricultural purposes.
Chemicals used mainly to disinfect root canals after pulpectomy and before obturation. The major ones are camphorated monochlorophenol, EDTA, formocresol, hydrogen peroxide, metacresylacetate, and sodium hypochlorite. Root canal irrigants include also rinsing solutions of distilled water, sodium chloride, etc.
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
It is used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as a disinfectant. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Preparatory activities in ROOT CANAL THERAPY by partial or complete extirpation of diseased pulp, cleaning and sterilization of the empty canal, enlarging and shaping the canal to receive the sealing material. The cavity may be prepared by mechanical, sonic, chemical, or other means. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p1700)
The space in a tooth bounded by the dentin and containing the dental pulp. The portion of the cavity within the crown of the tooth is the pulp chamber; the portion within the root is the pulp canal or root canal.
The removal of foreign material and devitalized or contaminated tissue from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Adherent debris produced when cutting the enamel or dentin in cavity preparation. It is about 1 micron thick and its composition reflects the underlying dentin, although different quantities and qualities of smear layer can be produced by the various instrumentation techniques. Its function is presumed to be protective, as it lowers dentin permeability. However, it masks the underlying dentin and interferes with attempts to bond dental material to the dentin.
The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.
Cultivated plants or agricultural produce such as grain, vegetables, or fruit. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)
Local antibacterial that probably acts by releasing formaldehyde in aqueous solutions. It is used for THERAPEUTIC IRRIGATION of infected body cavities - bladder, peritoneum, etc. and as a spray for burns.
Means or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines and often the watershed from which the water is ultimately drawn. (Webster, 3d ed)
Agents destructive to snails and other mollusks.
An iodinated polyvinyl polymer used as topical antiseptic in surgery and for skin and mucous membrane infections, also as aerosol. The iodine may be radiolabeled for research purposes.
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A treatment modality in endodontics concerned with the therapy of diseases of the dental pulp. For preparatory procedures, ROOT CANAL PREPARATION is available.
The surgical construction of an opening between the colon and the surface of the body.
Elicitation of a rotatory nystagmus by stimulating the semicircular canals with water or air which is above or below body temperature. In warm caloric stimulation a rotatory nystagmus is developed toward the side of the stimulated ear; in cold, away from the stimulated side. Absence of nystagmus indicates the labyrinth is not functioning.
The yellow or brown waxy secretions produced by vestigial apocrine sweat glands in the external ear canal.
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in water. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
A disinfectant and topical anti-infective agent used also as mouthwash to prevent oral plaque.
Interference with the secretion of tears by the lacrimal glands. Obstruction of the LACRIMAL SAC or NASOLACRIMAL DUCT causing acute or chronic inflammation of the lacrimal sac (DACRYOCYSTITIS). It is caused also in infants by failure of the nasolacrimal duct to open into the inferior meatus and occurs about the third week of life. In adults occlusion may occur spontaneously or after injury or nasal disease. (Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p250)
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)
A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)
Stroke caused by lacunar infarction or other small vessel diseases of the brain. It features hemiparesis (see PARESIS), hemisensory, or hemisensory motor loss.
Localized reduction of blood flow to brain tissue due to arterial obstruction or systemic hypoperfusion. This frequently occurs in conjunction with brain hypoxia (HYPOXIA, BRAIN). Prolonged ischemia is associated with BRAIN INFARCTION.
A spectrum of pathological conditions of impaired blood flow in the brain. They can involve vessels (ARTERIES or VEINS) in the CEREBRUM, the CEREBELLUM, and the BRAIN STEM. Major categories include INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS; BRAIN ISCHEMIA; CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE; and others.
I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Kentucky" is a proper noun and not a term that has a medical definition. It is a state located in the eastern region of the United States. If you have any questions related to medical conditions or terminology, I would be happy to help answer those!

Responses of sympathetic outflow to skin during caloric stimulation in humans. (1/904)

We previously showed that caloric vestibular stimulation elicits increases in sympathetic outflow to muscle (MSNA) in humans. The present study was conducted to determine the effect of this stimulation on sympathetic outflow to skin (SSNA). The SSNA in the tibial and peroneal nerves and nystagmus was recorded in nine subjects when the external meatus was irrigated with 50 ml of cold (10 degrees C) or warm (44 degrees C) water. During nystagmus, the SSNA in tibial and peroneal nerves decreased to 50 +/- 4% (with baseline value set as 100%) and 61 +/- 4%, respectively. The degree of SSNA suppression in both nerves was proportional to the maximum slow-phase velocity of nystagmus. After nystagmus, the SSNA increased to 166 +/- 7 and 168 +/- 6%, respectively, and the degree of motion sickness symptoms was correlated with this SSNA increase. These results suggest that the SSNA response differs from the MSNA response during caloric vestibular stimulation and that the SSNA response elicited in the initial period of caloric vestibular stimulation is different from that observed during the period of motion sickness symptoms.  (+info)

Effects of joint lavage and steroid injection in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: results of a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial. (2/904)

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of joint lavage and intraarticular steroid injection, alone and in combination, in the treatment of patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS: Ninety-eight patients with painful tibiofemoral OA were enrolled in a prospective, randomized, controlled, 2 x 2 factorial-design trial of 6 months' duration. The 4 treatment groups consisted of 1) intraarticular placebo (1.5 ml of 0.9% normal saline), 2) intraarticular corticosteroids (3.75 mg of cortivazol in 1.5 ml), 3) joint lavage and intraarticular placebo, and 4) joint lavage and intraarticular corticosteroid. Outcome measures evaluated at baseline, week 1, week 4, week 12, and week 24 included severity of pain (100-mm visual analog scale [VAS]), global status (100-mm VAS), and Lequesne's functional index. RESULTS: No interaction between steroid injection and joint lavage was demonstrated. Patients who had undergone joint lavage had significantly improved pain VAS scores at week 24 (P = 0.020). In contrast, corticosteroid injection had no long-term effect (P = 0.313); corticosteroid injection was associated with a decrease in pain only at week 1 (P = 0.003) and week 4 (P = 0.020). After week 4, Lequesne's functional index was not significantly improved regardless of the assigned treatment. CONCLUSION: Compared with placebo, both treatments significantly relieved pain but did not improve functional impairment. The effects of the 2 treatments were additive. Cortivazol provided short-term relief of pain (up to week 4). The effects of joint lavage persisted up to week 24.  (+info)

Lens extraction with ultrasound. Experiments in rabbits. (3/904)

The extraction of the rabbit lens is described using a 25 G irrigating needle and a 22 G aspirating needle; at the latter's bevelled tip lens fragmentation occurs due to the longitudinal ultrasonic vibrations generated there--an 'acoustic horn' causes the tip to vibrate with large amplitudes. The use of small needles allows considerable manoeuvrability in the anterior chamber and usually eliminates the need for corneal suturing. Push-pull coupled syringes equate the volume of irrigation with that of aspiration. This procedure makes possible lens extraction through an aperture in the anterior capsule of the rabbit's lens and a similar machine is being constructed for trial on human cataract.  (+info)

Does vestibular stimulation activate thalamocortical mechanisms that reintegrate impaired cortical regions? (4/904)

Caloric stimulation induced a transient reversal of multimodal hemispatial cognitive deficits in an 81-year-old woman with an acute left cerebral hemisphere stroke. The patient had unawareness of her right hand (asomatognosia), right-sided visual unawareness (hemineglect), aphasia and right-sided weakness (hemiplegia) prior to the stimulation. Transient improvements in impaired sensory, motor, linguistic and cognitive function developed within 30 s following application of the caloric stimulus and onset of horizontal nystagmus. The effect persisted for 3 min and ceased completely after 5 min. While several recent reports have described the capacity of caloric stimulation to transiently improve or reverse a wide range of attentional, cognitive and motor impairments, most examples are in right-hemisphere-damaged patients with long-standing brain injury. Typically, patients have been tested several months or years after the onset of the deficit. A possible mechanism for the temporary reintegration of multiple cognitive functions in this patient is discussed.  (+info)

Transcervical recovery of fetal cells from the lower uterine pole: reliability of recovery and histological/immunocytochemical analysis of recovered cell populations. (5/904)

The aim of this work was to isolate, enumerate and attempt the identification of fetal cells recovered from the lower uterine pole. Immediately before elective termination of pregnancy at 7-17 weeks gestation, samples were recovered by transcervical flushing of the lower uterine pole (n = 108) or transcervical aspiration of mucus from just above the internal os (n = 187), and their contents examined using histological, immunohistochemical and molecular techniques. Syncytiotrophoblasts were identified morphologically in 28 out of 89 (31%) and 50 out of 180 (28%) flushings and aspirates respectively (mean 29%). Immunocytochemistry with monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) recognizing trophoblast or epithelial cell antigens on a smaller number of samples (n = 69) identified putative placental cells in 13 out of 19 (68%) and 25 out of 50 (50%) flushings and aspirates respectively (mean 55%). These included groups of distinctive cells with a small, round, hyperchromatic nucleus, strongly reactive with mAbs PLAP, NDOG1 and FT1.41.1. Smaller groups of larger, amorphous cells, usually containing multiple large, pale staining nuclei, reactive with mAb 340 and to a lesser degree with mAb NDOG5 were also observed. Taking cellular morphology and immunophenotype into consideration, the smaller uninucleate cells were likely to be villous mesenchymal cells, while the larger cells were possibly degrading villous syncytiotrophoblast. There was no significant difference in the frequency of fetal cells obtained by the two recovery methods. Squamous or columnar epithelial cells, labelled strongly with antibodies to cytokeratins or human milk fat globule protein, were observed in 97% (29 out of 30) of aspirates. The use of cervagem in a small number of patients prior to termination of pregnancy did not appear to influence the subsequent recovery of placental cells. Y-specific DNA was detected by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in 13 out of 26 (50%) flushings and (99 out of 154) 64% aspirates analysed (mean 62%). In-situ hybridization (ISH) revealed Y-specific targets in 40 out of 69 (60%) of aspirates analysed. A comparison of PCR data obtained from transcervical recovered samples and placental tissues showed a concordance of 80% (76 out of 95), with 10 false positives. Comparing the PCR data from tissues with data derived by ISH from 41 aspirates gave a concordance of 90% with two false positives. Although syncytiotrophoblasts were much more likely to be present in samples containing immunoreactive placental cells, the detection rates of fetal-derived DNA were similar regardless of the morphological and/or immunological presence of placental cells. We conclude that the transcervical recovery of fetal cells, while promising, requires considerable additional effort being expended in further research and development, particular in the sampling procedure.  (+info)

Molecular screening of patients with long standing extensive ulcerative colitis: detection of p53 and Ki-ras mutations by single strand conformation polymorphism analysis and differential hybridisation in colonic lavage fluid. (6/904)

BACKGROUND: In patients with long standing ulcerative colitis at risk of developing malignancy, mutations of the p53 and Ki-ras gene were investigated in lavage solution obtained at surveillance colonoscopy. METHODS: DNA was isolated from 31 consecutive patients with total or subtotal ulcerative colitis and a disease duration of between seven and 26 years. Twenty seven control patients showed no macroscopic or microscopic inflammation on colonoscopy. Exons 5-8 of the p53 gene and exon 1 of the Ki-ras gene were amplified by polymerase chain reaction. Mutations of the p53 gene were detected by single strand conformation polymorphism analysis. Point mutations of the Ki-ras gene were hybridised on dot blots with oligonucleotides marked with digoxigenin. RESULTS: In all cases of ulcerative colitis and in all of the 27 control patients, wild type p53 and wild type Ki-ras could be detected. In four patients with ulcerative colitis, a mutation in exon 5 to 7 of the p53 gene was found, and two patients had a mutation of the Ki-ras gene (Gly to Asp-12, Gly to Val-12). None of these patients had dysplasia in serial biopsy specimens, and all but one had had the disease for more than 10 years. One control patient had a mutation. CONCLUSIONS: Mutations were more frequent in patients with long standing ulcerative colitis (19%) than in control patients (3%, p = 0.07). The technique may be useful for screening for early malignancy in ulcerative colitis.  (+info)

Nonisotopic detection and typing of human papillomavirus DNA in genital samples by the line blot assay. The Canadian Women's HIV study group. (7/904)

The line blot assay, a gene amplification method that combines PCR with nonisotopic detection of amplified DNA, was evaluated for its ability to detect human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA in genital specimens. Processed samples were amplified with biotin-labeled primers for HPV detection (primers MY09, MY11, and HMB01) and for beta-globin detection (primers PC03 and PC04). Amplified DNA products were hybridized by a reverse blot method with oligonucleotide probe mixtures fixed on a strip that allowed the identification of 27 HPV genotypes. The line blot assay was compared to a standard consensus PCR test in which HPV amplicons were detected with radiolabeled probes in a dot blot assay. Two hundred fifty-five cervicovaginal lavage specimens and cervical scrapings were tested in parallel by both PCR tests. The line blot assay consistently detected 25 copies of HPV type 18 per run. The overall positivity for the DNA of HPV types detectable by both methods was 37.7% (96 of 255 samples) by the line blot assay, whereas it was 43. 5% (111 of 255 samples) by the standard consensus PCR assay. The sensitivity and specificity of the line blot assay reached 84.7% (94 of 111 samples) and 98.6% (142 of 144 samples), respectively. The agreement for HPV typing between the two PCR assays reached 83.9% (214 of 255 samples). Of the 37 samples with discrepant results, 33 (89%) were resolved by avoiding coamplification of beta-globin and modifying the amplification parameters. With these modifications, the line blot assay compared favorably to an assay that used radiolabeled probes. Its convenience allows the faster analysis of samples for large-scale epidemiological studies. Also, the increased probe spectrum in this single hybridization assay permits more complete type discrimination.  (+info)

Differential expression of VEGF mRNA splice variants in newborn and adult hyperoxic lung injury. (8/904)

Lung development and repair of hyperoxic injury require closely regulated growth and regeneration of alveolar capillaries. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), a mitogen for endothelial cells, is expressed by alveolar epithelial cells. Alternative splicing of VEGF mRNA results in isoforms of varying mitogenicity and solubility. We examined changes in the proportions of the VEGF splice variant mRNAs in rabbit lung development and in control, oxygen-injured, and recovering newborn and adult rabbit lungs. The proportion of the 189-amino acid VEGF mRNA, which codes for an isoform that binds to the extracellular matrix, increased fivefold during development (from 8% of total VEGF message at 22 days gestation to 40% in 10-day newborn lungs; P < 0.001). During neonatal oxygen injury, its expression declined from 38 to 8% of VEGF message (P < 0.002) and returned to the control value in recovery. A similar pattern was observed in adults. VEGF protein in lung lavage fluid increased slightly during hyperoxia, declined to barely detectable levels at the 50% lethal dose time point, and increased 10-fold (newborn) or up to 40-fold (adult) in recovering animals. We conclude that alternative splicing may have important roles in the regulation of VEGF activity in developing and injured lungs.  (+info)

Therapeutic irrigation, also known as lavage, is a medical procedure that involves the introduction of fluids or other agents into a body cavity or natural passageway for therapeutic purposes. This technique is used to cleanse, flush out, or introduce medication into various parts of the body, such as the bladder, lungs, stomach, or colon.

The fluid used in therapeutic irrigation can be sterile saline solution, distilled water, or a medicated solution, depending on the specific purpose of the procedure. The flow and pressure of the fluid are carefully controlled to ensure that it reaches the desired area without causing damage to surrounding tissues.

Therapeutic irrigation is used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including infections, inflammation, obstructions, and toxic exposures. It can also be used as a diagnostic tool to help identify abnormalities or lesions within body cavities.

Overall, therapeutic irrigation is a valuable technique in modern medicine that allows healthcare providers to deliver targeted treatment directly to specific areas of the body, improving patient outcomes and quality of life.

Agricultural irrigation is the artificial application of water to land to assist in the production of crops. It involves supplying water to plants and soil through various methods, such as sprinklers, drip systems, or flood irrigation. The purpose of agricultural irrigation is to ensure that crops receive a consistent supply of water, which can be particularly important in dry or arid regions where rainfall may not be sufficient to support crop growth.

Irrigation can also help to improve crop yields and quality, as well as to protect against the effects of drought. However, it is important to manage irrigation systems efficiently to conserve water resources and prevent environmental impacts such as soil erosion and waterlogging.

Root canal irrigants are substances used during root canal treatment to clean, disinfect and rinse the root canal system. The main goal is to remove tissue remnants, dentinal debris, and microorganisms from the root canal space, thus reducing the risk of reinfection and promoting healing. Commonly used irrigants include sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), which is a potent antimicrobial agent, and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), which is used to remove the smear layer and improve the penetration of other irrigants and root canal sealers. The choice of irrigant, concentration, and application technique may vary depending on the specific case and clinician's preference.

I apologize for any confusion, but "agriculture" is not a term that has a medical definition. Agriculture refers to the cultivation and breeding of animals, plants, and fungi for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinal plants, and other products used to sustain and enhance human life. It is an important industry and practice that has been developed over thousands of years and continues to play a critical role in global food production and security.

Sodium hypochlorite is a chemical compound with the formula NaOCl. It is a pale greenish-yellow liquid that is highly reactive and unstable in its pure form. However, it is commonly available as a dilute aqueous solution known as bleach, which has the characteristic smell of chlorine.

In medical terms, sodium hypochlorite is widely used for its disinfectant and antiseptic properties. It is effective against a broad range of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and spores. Sodium hypochlorite solution is commonly used to disinfect surfaces, medical instruments, and wounds.

When applied to wounds or skin infections, sodium hypochlorite can help reduce bacterial load, promote healing, and prevent infection. It is also a component of some mouthwashes and toothpastes, where it helps to kill bacteria and freshen breath. However, it can be irritating to the skin and mucous membranes, so it should be used with caution and at appropriate concentrations.

Root canal preparation is a procedure in endodontics, which is the branch of dentistry dealing with the dental pulp and tissues surrounding the root of a tooth. The goal of root canal preparation is to thoroughly clean, shape, and disinfect the root canal system of an infected or damaged tooth, in order to prepare it for a filling material that will seal and protect the tooth from further infection or damage.

The procedure involves the use of specialized dental instruments, such as files and reamers, to remove the infected or necrotic pulp tissue and debris from within the root canal. The root canal is then shaped using progressively larger files to create a tapering preparation that facilitates the placement of the filling material. Irrigation solutions are used to help flush out any remaining debris and disinfect the canal.

The success of root canal preparation depends on several factors, including the thoroughness of cleaning and shaping, the effectiveness of disinfection, and the sealing ability of the filling material. Properly performed, root canal preparation can alleviate pain, save a tooth from extraction, and restore function and aesthetics to the mouth.

The dental pulp cavity, also known as the pulp chamber, is the innermost part of a tooth that contains the dental pulp. It is located in the crown portion of the tooth and is shaped like an upside-down pyramid with the narrow end point towards the root of the tooth.

The dental pulp is a soft tissue that contains nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue. It plays an important role in the development and maintenance of the tooth, including providing nutrients to the dentin and producing reparative dentin.

The dental pulp cavity can become infected or inflamed due to tooth decay, trauma, or other factors, leading to symptoms such as pain, sensitivity, and swelling. In such cases, treatment options may include root canal therapy, which involves removing the infected or inflamed pulp tissue from the dental pulp cavity and sealing the space to prevent further infection.

Debridement is a medical procedure that involves the removal of dead, damaged, or infected tissue to improve the healing process or prevent further infection. This can be done through various methods such as surgical debridement (removal of tissue using scalpel or scissors), mechanical debridement (use of wound irrigation or high-pressure water jet), autolytic debridement (using the body's own enzymes to break down and reabsorb dead tissue), and enzymatic debridement (application of topical enzymes to dissolve necrotic tissue). The goal of debridement is to promote healthy tissue growth, reduce the risk of infection, and improve overall wound healing.

A smear layer is a thin, amorphous layer of debris that forms on the dentin surface when it comes into contact with instruments or solutions during dental procedures such as cavity preparation, root canal treatment, or biopsies. This layer is composed of organic and inorganic components, including dentinal cuttings, pulp tissue, bacteria, and materials from the irrigating solution. The smear layer can occlude the dentinal tubules, affecting the adhesion of filling materials and sealing ability of obturation points. Therefore, it is often removed during root canal preparation using various methods such as chemical dissolution, ultrasonic agitation, or laser ablation to ensure proper disinfection and seal of the root canal system.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "soil" is not a term that has a medical definition. Soil is defined as the top layer of earth in which plants grow, a mixture of organic material, clay, sand, and silt. If you have any questions related to medicine or health, I would be happy to try to help answer them for you.

Agricultural crops refer to plants that are grown and harvested for the purpose of human or animal consumption, fiber production, or other uses such as biofuels. These crops can include grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and legumes, among others. They are typically cultivated using various farming practices, including traditional row cropping, companion planting, permaculture, and organic farming methods. The choice of crop and farming method depends on factors such as the local climate, soil conditions, and market demand. Proper management of agricultural crops is essential for ensuring food security, promoting sustainable agriculture, and protecting the environment.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Noxythiolin" doesn't seem to have a widely accepted or established medical definition. It's possible that you may be referring to a chemical compound also known as 2-imidazolidinethion, which has been used in some veterinary medical applications for its antifungal and antibacterial properties. However, it's not commonly used in human medicine. I would recommend checking the source of the term to ensure you have the correct spelling and context.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "water supply" is not a medical term per se. It is a general term used to describe the system or arrangement providing water for consumption or use, such as a public water supply system or a private well. However, in a medical context, it could refer to the source of water used in a healthcare facility for drinking, cooking, cleaning, and patient care, which must meet certain quality standards to prevent infection and ensure safety.

Molluscicides are a type of pesticide specifically designed to kill mollusks, which include snails and slugs. These substances work by interfering with the mollusk's nervous system, leading to paralysis and death. Molluscicides are often used in agricultural settings to protect crops from damage caused by these pests, but they can also be found in residential products designed to control nuisance snails and slugs in gardens or landscaping.

It is important to note that molluscicides can be harmful to other organisms as well, including pets and wildlife, so they should be used with caution and according to the manufacturer's instructions. Additionally, some molluscicides may pose risks to human health if not handled properly, so it is essential to follow safety guidelines when using these products.

Povidone-Iodine is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent, which is a complex of iodine with polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP). This complex allows for sustained release of iodine, providing persistent antimicrobial activity. It has been widely used in various clinical settings, including as a surgical scrub, wound disinfection, and skin preparation before invasive procedures. Povidone-Iodine is effective against bacteria, viruses, fungi, and spores. The mechanism of action involves the release of iodine ions, which oxidize cellular components and disrupt microbial membranes, leading to cell death.

Medical definitions of water generally describe it as a colorless, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for all forms of life. It is a universal solvent, making it an excellent medium for transporting nutrients and waste products within the body. Water constitutes about 50-70% of an individual's body weight, depending on factors such as age, sex, and muscle mass.

In medical terms, water has several important functions in the human body:

1. Regulation of body temperature through perspiration and respiration.
2. Acting as a lubricant for joints and tissues.
3. Facilitating digestion by helping to break down food particles.
4. Transporting nutrients, oxygen, and waste products throughout the body.
5. Helping to maintain healthy skin and mucous membranes.
6. Assisting in the regulation of various bodily functions, such as blood pressure and heart rate.

Dehydration can occur when an individual does not consume enough water or loses too much fluid due to illness, exercise, or other factors. This can lead to a variety of symptoms, including dry mouth, fatigue, dizziness, and confusion. Severe dehydration can be life-threatening if left untreated.

Root canal therapy, also known as endodontic treatment, is a dental procedure that involves the removal of infected or damaged pulp tissue from within a tooth's root canal system. The root canal system is a series of narrow channels that run from the center of the tooth (pulp chamber) down to the tip of the tooth roots, containing nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissues.

During the procedure, the dentist or endodontist will gain access to the pulp chamber, carefully clean and shape the root canals using specialized instruments, and then fill and seal them with a rubber-like material called gutta-percha. This helps prevent reinfection and preserves the structural integrity of the tooth. In many cases, a crown or other restoration is placed over the treated tooth to protect it and restore its function and appearance.

Root canal therapy is typically recommended when the pulp tissue becomes inflamed or infected due to deep decay, repeated dental procedures, cracks, or chips in the teeth. The goal of this treatment is to alleviate pain, preserve natural tooth structure, and prevent the need for extraction.

A colostomy is a surgical procedure that involves creating an opening, or stoma, through the abdominal wall to divert the flow of feces from the colon (large intestine) through this opening and into a pouch or bag worn outside the body. This procedure is typically performed when a portion of the colon has been removed due to disease or injury, such as cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, or trauma.

There are several types of colostomies, including end colostomy, loop colostomy, and double-barrel colostomy, which differ in terms of the location and configuration of the stoma. The type of colostomy performed will depend on the individual's medical condition and the specific goals of the surgery.

After a colostomy, patients will need to learn how to care for their stoma and manage their bowel movements using specialized equipment and techniques. With proper care and management, most people are able to lead active and fulfilling lives after a colostomy.

Caloric tests are a type of diagnostic test used in otology and neurotology to evaluate the function of the vestibular system, which is responsible for maintaining balance and eye movements. The tests involve stimulating the vestibular system with warm or cool air or water, and then observing and measuring the resulting eye movements.

During the test, the patient sits in a chair with their head tilted back at a 30-degree angle. A special goggles device is placed over their eyes to measure and record eye movements. Then, warm or cool air or water is introduced into each ear canal, alternately, for about 20-30 seconds.

The stimulation of the inner ear with warm or cold temperatures creates a difference in temperature between the inner ear and the brain, which activates the vestibular system and causes eye movements called nystagmus. The direction and intensity of the nystagmus are then analyzed to determine if there is any damage or dysfunction in the vestibular system.

Caloric tests can help identify lesions in the vestibular system, such as vestibular neuritis or labyrinthitis, and can also help differentiate between peripheral and central vestibular disorders.

Cerumen is the medical term for earwax. It is a natural substance produced by the body to protect and clean the ears. Cerumen helps to keep the ear canal moist, which prevents dry, itchy ears, and also traps dirt, dust, and other particles that could harm the eardrum. The earwax then gradually moves out of the ear canal and falls out or is removed during activities like showering or washing the face. While some people may need to have their earwax removed if it builds up and causes hearing problems or discomfort, in most cases, cerumen does not need to be cleaned or removed.

Water microbiology is not a formal medical term, but rather a branch of microbiology that deals with the study of microorganisms found in water. It involves the identification, enumeration, and characterization of bacteria, viruses, parasites, and other microscopic organisms present in water sources such as lakes, rivers, oceans, groundwater, drinking water, and wastewater.

In a medical context, water microbiology is relevant to public health because it helps to assess the safety of water supplies for human consumption and recreational activities. It also plays a critical role in understanding and preventing waterborne diseases caused by pathogenic microorganisms that can lead to illnesses such as diarrhea, skin infections, and respiratory problems.

Water microbiologists use various techniques to study water microorganisms, including culturing, microscopy, genetic analysis, and biochemical tests. They also investigate the ecology of these organisms, their interactions with other species, and their response to environmental factors such as temperature, pH, and nutrient availability.

Overall, water microbiology is a vital field that helps ensure the safety of our water resources and protects public health.

Chlorhexidine is an antimicrobial agent used for its broad-spectrum germicidal properties. It is effective against bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It is commonly used as a surgical scrub, hand sanitizer, and healthcare disinfectant. Chlorhexidine is available in various forms, including solutions, gels, and sprays. It works by disrupting the microbial cell membrane, leading to the death of the organism. It is also used in mouthwashes and skin cleansers for its antimicrobial effects.

Lacrimal duct obstruction is a blockage in the lacrimal duct, which is the passageway that drains tears from the eye into the nose. This condition can cause excessive tearing, pain, and swelling in the affected eye. In some cases, it may also lead to recurrent eye infections or inflammation. The obstruction can be caused by various factors such as age-related changes, injury, infection, inflammation, or congenital abnormalities. Treatment options for lacrimal duct obstruction depend on the underlying cause and severity of the condition and may include medications, minor surgical procedures, or more invasive surgeries.

I apologize, but "Canada" is not a medical term or concept. It is a country located in North America, known for its vast wilderness, multicultural cities, and significant natural resources. If you have any questions related to healthcare or medical terms, I would be happy to help answer those!

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Ontario" is not a medical term. It is the name of a province in Canada, similar to how "California" is the name of a state in the United States. If you have any questions related to medical terminology or health conditions, I would be happy to try and help answer those for you!

A stroke, also known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA), is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is interrupted or reduced, leading to deprivation of oxygen and nutrients to brain cells. This can result in the death of brain tissue and cause permanent damage or temporary impairment to cognitive functions, speech, memory, movement, and other body functions controlled by the affected area of the brain.

Strokes can be caused by either a blockage in an artery that supplies blood to the brain (ischemic stroke) or the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain (hemorrhagic stroke). A transient ischemic attack (TIA), also known as a "mini-stroke," is a temporary disruption of blood flow to the brain that lasts only a few minutes and does not cause permanent damage.

Symptoms of a stroke may include sudden weakness or numbness in the face, arm, or leg; difficulty speaking or understanding speech; vision problems; loss of balance or coordination; severe headache with no known cause; and confusion or disorientation. Immediate medical attention is crucial for stroke patients to receive appropriate treatment and prevent long-term complications.

A lacunar stroke, also known as a small deep infarct or "lacune," is a type of cerebral infarction that results from the occlusion of one of the penetrating arteries that supply blood to the deep structures of the brain. These strokes are typically caused by lipohyalinosis or fibrinoid necrosis of the small vessels, and they tend to occur in people with underlying cerebral small vessel disease.

Lacunar strokes are often clinically silent, meaning that they do not cause any noticeable symptoms. However, when symptoms do occur, they may include weakness or numbness on one side of the body, difficulty speaking or understanding speech, and problems with coordination or balance. These symptoms can be similar to those caused by other types of stroke, but lacunar strokes tend to affect deeper structures of the brain and are less likely to cause severe neurological deficits.

Diagnosis of a lacunar stroke typically involves imaging studies such as MRI or CT scans, which can show areas of damage in the deep white matter of the brain. Treatment for lacunar strokes is similar to that for other types of stroke and may include medications to prevent blood clots, manage risk factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, and improve symptoms such as weakness or difficulty walking.

Brain ischemia is the medical term used to describe a reduction or interruption of blood flow to the brain, leading to a lack of oxygen and glucose delivery to brain tissue. This can result in brain damage or death of brain cells, known as infarction. Brain ischemia can be caused by various conditions such as thrombosis (blood clot formation), embolism (obstruction of a blood vessel by a foreign material), or hypoperfusion (reduced blood flow). The severity and duration of the ischemia determine the extent of brain damage. Symptoms can range from mild, such as transient ischemic attacks (TIAs or "mini-strokes"), to severe, including paralysis, speech difficulties, loss of consciousness, and even death. Immediate medical attention is required for proper diagnosis and treatment to prevent further damage and potential long-term complications.

Cerebrovascular disorders are a group of medical conditions that affect the blood vessels of the brain. These disorders can be caused by narrowing, blockage, or rupture of the blood vessels, leading to decreased blood flow and oxygen supply to the brain. The most common types of cerebrovascular disorders include:

1. Stroke: A stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain becomes blocked or bursts, causing a lack of oxygen and nutrients to reach brain cells. This can lead to permanent damage or death of brain tissue.
2. Transient ischemic attack (TIA): Also known as a "mini-stroke," a TIA occurs when blood flow to the brain is temporarily blocked, often by a blood clot. Symptoms may last only a few minutes to a few hours and typically resolve on their own. However, a TIA is a serious warning sign that a full-blown stroke may occur in the future.
3. Aneurysm: An aneurysm is a weakened or bulging area in the wall of a blood vessel. If left untreated, an aneurysm can rupture and cause bleeding in the brain.
4. Arteriovenous malformation (AVM): An AVM is a tangled mass of abnormal blood vessels that connect arteries and veins. This can lead to bleeding in the brain or stroke.
5. Carotid stenosis: Carotid stenosis occurs when the carotid arteries, which supply blood to the brain, become narrowed or blocked due to plaque buildup. This can increase the risk of stroke.
6. Vertebrobasilar insufficiency: This condition occurs when the vertebral and basilar arteries, which supply blood to the back of the brain, become narrowed or blocked. This can lead to symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, and difficulty swallowing.

Cerebrovascular disorders are a leading cause of disability and death worldwide. Risk factors for these conditions include age, high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol, and family history. Treatment may involve medications, surgery, or lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of further complications.

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The Morgan lens can be used in many situations requiring ocular irrigation or the application of medicine to the eye, including ... Morgan initially called the device the Therapeutic Lens Corneal, later renaming it the Morgan Medi-Flow Lens. Later versions of ... The Morgan lens provides ocular irrigation or medication to the cornea and conjunctiva. Once inserted, the Morgan lens floats ... is a sterile plastic device resembling a contact lens connected to tubing that fits over the eye and allows copious irrigation ...
Therapeutic irrigation, wound debridement, early wound closure and bone fixation are the main management of open fractures. All ... Urgent interventions, including therapeutic irrigation and wound debridement, are often necessary to clean the area of injury ... Optimal amount of fluid for irrigation also has not been established. It is recommended that the amount of irrigation solution ... After wound irrigation, dry or wet gauze should be applied to the wound to prevent bacterial contamination. Taking photographs ...
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It can be used as therapeutic procedure for: Acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis not responding to medical treatment. Chronic ... Jibiinkoka, Nihon; Gakkai, Kaiho (Sep 2002). "Bacterial examination of sinusitis using antral puncture and irrigation". Nihon ... Upon presence of infection, it can be considered as therapeutic puncture. Often, multiple repeated lavages are subsequently ... "Bacterial examination of sinusitis using antral puncture and irrigation". Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho. 105 (9): 925-930. doi: ...
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As of 2014, multiple drugs have been used for therapeutic intervention, including lidocaine, naloxone, thiamine, lorazepam, ... and irrigation of both eyes with saline. The treatment after a xylazine overdose primarily involve maintaining respiratory ... and potential therapeutic applications of atipamezole, a selective alpha2-adrenoceptor antagonist". CNS Drug Reviews. 11 (3): ...
... agricultural irrigation, preserving stored seeds by using boiled horse urine, trade, commerce, money, the weekly farmers market ... the Chinese calendar (especially the division into the 24 jieqi or solar terms), and to have refined the therapeutic ...
Dollery CT (1991). Therapeutic Drugs. Churchill Livingstone. ISBN 9780443028465. Archived from the original on 11 April 2022. ... the hormone being administered by atomizer twice a day following the usual irrigation. [...] Progynon-DH Nasal Spray, α- ... Albuquerque EV, Scalco RC, Jorge AA (June 2017). "MANAGEMENT OF ENDOCRINE DISEASE: Diagnostic and therapeutic approach of tall ... Howard ME (1949). Modern Drug Encyclopedia and Therapeutic Index. Drug Publications. p. 696. Archived from the original on 7 ...
In those regions where there are natural karst caves as well as numerous salt tunnels and salt mines, therapeutic centers for ... There are several forms of halotherapy: Saline solution inhalations Dry salt aerosol inhalations Irrigation and lavage Saline ...
Irrigation of nephrostomy and pyelostomy (96.46) Irrigation of ureterostomy and ureteral catheter (96.47) Irrigation of ... Nonoperative removal of therapeutic device from head and neck (97.4) Nonoperative removal of therapeutic device from thorax ( ... Other irrigation of (naso-)gastric tube (96.35) Gastric gavage (96.36) Irrigation of gastrostomy or enterostomy (96.37) ... Nonoperative removal of therapeutic device from urinary system (97.7) Nonoperative removal of therapeutic device from genital ...
These waters can be used for baths and inhalations for therapeutic purposes; their muds are used to treat rheumatisms, ... The treatments provided here are mud baths, grottoes, massages, hydro-massages, aerosol inhalations and irrigations. In the ... Strabone speaks about them and even Plinius the Elder praises their therapeutic virtues: Nec vero omnes quae sint calidae ...
Kapur A, Sharma M, Sageena G (2022). "Therapeutic potential of N-acetyl cysteine during COVID-19 epoch". World Journal of ... "Hemorrhagic Cystitis Treatment & Management: Approach Considerations, Clot Evacuation, Bladder Irrigation Agents". 5 December ... Dean O, Giorlando F, Berk M (March 2011). "N-Acetylcysteine in psychiatry: current therapeutic evidence and potential ... mechanisms of action and therapeutic opportunities". Brain and Behavior. 4 (2): 108-122. doi:10.1002/brb3.208. PMC 3967529. ...
Irrigation and fertile soil were used to support a botanical variety which could not otherwise exist in a dry climate. Many of ... According to the medico-botanical literature, many plants in the Islamic garden produce therapeutic and erotic aromatics. ... Due to a lack of swift-running rivers, water-lifting devices were frequently needed for irrigation. Early Mughal gardens were ... The ability to regulate water demonstrated the ruler's power and wealth associated with irrigation. The ruling caliph had ...
An example of PEG hydrogels (see Biological uses section) in a therapeutic has been theorized by Ma et al. They propose using ... PEG is the basis of a number of laxatives (as MiraLax, RestoraLAX, etc.). Whole bowel irrigation with polyethylene glycol and ... PEGylation is the act of covalently coupling a PEG structure to another larger molecule, for example, a therapeutic protein, ...
Nasal saline irrigation (a practice where salt water is poured into the nostrils), may have benefits in both adults and ... They take several days to act and so must be taken continually for several weeks, as their therapeutic effect builds up with ... Therapeutic efficacy of alternative treatments such as acupuncture and homeopathy is not supported by available evidence. While ... Head K, Snidvongs K, Glew S, Scadding G, Schilder AG, Philpott C, Hopkins C (June 2018). "Saline irrigation for allergic ...
In medicine, therapeutic irrigation or lavage (/ləˈvɑːʒ/ lə-VAHZH or /ˈlævɪdʒ/ LAV-ij) is cleaning or rinsing. Specific types ... Antiseptic lavage Bronchoalveolar lavage Gastric lavage Peritoneal lavage Arthroscopic lavage Ductal lavage Nasal irrigation ...
"Therapeutic Irrigation" by people in this website by year, and whether "Therapeutic Irrigation" was a major or minor topic of ... "Therapeutic Irrigation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicines controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical ... Below are the most recent publications written about "Therapeutic Irrigation" by people in Profiles. ... Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Therapeutic Irrigation". ...
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Therapeutic effect of intraductal saline irrigation in chronic obstructive sialadenitis. BMC Oral Health. 2020 Mar 24. 20 (1): ... As assessed using a numeric rating scale, a set of 3-5 visits for intraductal irrigation reduced the average symptom severity ... However, irrigation was not associated with a change in ductal width. [14] ... Semensohn et al examined the medical records of 12 pediatric patients who underwent diagnostic and therapeutic sialendoscopy ...
Therapeutic effect of intraductal saline irrigation in chronic obstructive sialadenitis. BMC Oral Health. 2020 Mar 24. 20 (1): ... Sialendoscopy for salivary stones: principles, technical skills and therapeutic experience. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2017 ...
... irrigation of ostomies; cleaning of eye, ear and nose; lavage of bronchus and trachea 97 Replacement and removal of therapeutic ... 96 Nonoperative intubation and irrigation Includes: insertion of airway tubes; ear packing; vaginal packing; insertion of ... 99 Other nonoperative procedures Includes: blood transfusions, exchange transfusions, injections or infusions of therapeutic or ... MISCELLANEOUS DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES (87-99) 87 Diagnostic radiology Includes: diagnostic X-rays of face, head, ...
VAGINAL IRRIGATION. 12 vaginal irrigation sessions with/without therapeutic bath (by reservation) for the treatment of ... 12 vaginal irrigation sessions with/without therapeutic bath (by reservation) for the treatment of gynaecological conditions. ... THERAPEUTIC BATHS. 12 Therapeutic Bath sessions (by reservation) for the treatment of dermatological conditions. See the table ... 12 Therapeutic Bath sessions (by reservation) for the treatment of dermatological conditions. See the table below for the ...
Swimming Pools / Spas / Therapeutic Pools (Private). *Signs (All Types). *Irrigation (Landscape Sprinkler Systems) ...
Use of antimicrobial growth promoters in food animals and Enterococcus faecium resistance to therapeutic antimicrobial drugs in ... Antimicrobial Resistance Markers of Class 1 and Class 2 Integron-bearing Escherichia coli from Irrigation Water and Sediments ... Microbial pathogens in irrigation canals and associated sediments. In: Proceedings of the 101st General Meeting of the American ... Three hundred and twenty-two E. coli isolates were previously isolated from irrigation water and associated sediments at the El ...
Dental treatment water: nonsterile water used for dental therapeutic purposes, including irrigation of nonsurgical operative ...
... which finds its way into products like toothpaste and therapeutic balms. His irrigation systems run on electricity. He worries ...
Formal, scheduled, professional interview, case conference with other physicians and/or direct therapeutic supervision of ... and/or direct therapeutic supervision of allied health professionals or community agencies, on behalf of a specific patient, ... and/or direct therapeutic supervision of allied health professionals or community agencies, on behalf of a specific patient, ... and/or direct therapeutic supervision of allied health professionals or community agencies, on behalf of a specific patient, ...
reserved act 5(d): administering a radiopharmaceutical by irrigation for diagnostic, imaging and therapeutic purposes ... acte réservé 5d) : ladministration dun produit radiopharmaceutique par irrigation à des fins dimagerie ou à des fins ... reserved act 10(e): applying X-rays or other ionizing radiation for diagnostic, imaging or therapeutic purposes, including ... reserved act 10(e): applying X-rays or other ionizing radiation for diagnostic, imaging or therapeutic purposes, including ...
Formal, scheduled, professional interview, case conference with other physicians and/or direct therapeutic supervision of ... and/or direct therapeutic supervision of allied health professionals or community agencies, on behalf of a specific patient, ... and/or direct therapeutic supervision of allied health professionals or community agencies, on behalf of a specific patient, ... and/or direct therapeutic supervision of allied health professionals or community agencies, on behalf of a specific patient, ...
There is a risk of slight eye irritation, which is reduced by irrigation and is reversible within 48 hours. ... Members agreed that the relevant matters under Section 52E(1) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 included: (a) risks and ... The matters under subsection 52E(1) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 considered relevant by the delegate included: (a) the ... Isofetamid is not listed in the Therapeutic Goods (Permissible Ingredients) Determination No. 3 of 2017, and is not an ...
Therapeutic effect of intraductal saline irrigation in chronic obstructive sialadenitis. BMC Oral Health. 2020 Mar 24. 20 (1): ... Sialendoscopy for salivary stones: principles, technical skills and therapeutic experience. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2017 ...
Several examples of therapeutic contact lenses and intraocular lenses have been developed, by means of different strategies of ... This review aims to report the recent advances in the development of therapeutic ophthalmic lenses for the treatment and/or ... and the Importance of Simulating Tear Irrigation. Mol. Pharm. 2020, 17, 1428-1441. [Google Scholar] [CrossRef] ... therapeutic contact lenses; therapeutic intraocular lenses; eye diseases; glaucoma; cataract; corneal diseases; posterior ...
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Standard V(f): respect the clients right to refuse the therapeutic session or any part of the therapeutic session; ... only if the Certificant is expressly authorized to perform colonic irrigation under state law; and ... Therapeutic Breast Massage: Manipulation of the non-muscular soft tissue structure of the breast up to and including the areola ... As the therapeutic massage and bodywork profession evolves, so, too, will these Standards of Practice. These Standards of ...
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A nine chapter drip irrigation tutorial for beginners and seasoned landscapers. There are always more and new details you can ... Gardening is a therapeutic, outdoor hobby and a great way to enjoy the beauty of plants. In order to have a flourishing garden ... Greenhouse and Nursery Irrigation Systems. Review information of how to install a micro irrigation system for a greenhouse or ... Seasonal Irrigation One of the biggest variables to consider when planning your irrigation and planting schedule is the weather ...
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... irrigation, light source, pancreatic duct, pancreatic duct stent, pancreatography, papilla, papillotomy, peritonitis, ... Rendezvous ERCP, sheath, sphincterotomy, stent, therapeutic, transgastric, tumor. Citation-3:09 GIE 1996 ...
Therapeutic Irrigation/instrumentation, Periodontal Index, Adult, Female, Aged, Gingival Recession, Patient Education as Topic ...
For Urologic Irrigation Mannitol solution, 2.5% is indicated as an irrigation solution in transurethral prostatic resection or ... Mannitol Injection, USP is indicated for the following therapeutic uses:. • The promotion of diuresis, in the prevention and/or ... For Urologic Irrigation A 2.5% solution is used. The use of 2.5% mannitol solution minimizes the hemolytic effect of water ...
Our 4th Goal - $7,700 Irrigation System: Right now, we are just using our hoses, but we would love an efficient irrigation ... Acquiring a Van to Conduct TBI On Site Farm Educational Tours and Conduct Pet Therapeutic Visits to Seniors with limitations ... Healing By Growing (HBG) Farms, located in East Haven, CT, is a Therapeutic Respite Micro Farm and Educational Center. ... Healing by Growing Farms seeks to fill this much-needed gap through therapeutic farming, educational sessions and holistic ...
The water is odourless, leaves no residues on the skin nor discolours hair; it is also extremely gentle and therapeutic on ... The system is so environment-friendly that the circuit backwash can be used for irrigation. ...
Irrigation. Depending on the dimensions of the garden, you must install an irrigation system. If it is inside your house, you ... Therapeutic gardens. They directly contribute to the psychological and emotional recovery of patients, together with their ...
  • 12 vaginal irrigation sessions with/without therapeutic bath (by reservation) for the treatment of gynaecological conditions. (termedeipapi.it)
  • Even its use varies - from drinking cures to carbon baths and inhalations, all the way to vaginal irrigation. (frantiskovylazne.cz)
  • In medicine, therapeutic irrigation or lavage (/ləˈvɑːʒ/ lə-VAHZH or /ˈlævɪdʒ/ LAV-ij) is cleaning or rinsing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specific types include: Antiseptic lavage Bronchoalveolar lavage Gastric lavage Peritoneal lavage Arthroscopic lavage Ductal lavage Nasal irrigation Ear lavage Pulsed lavage is delivering an irrigant (usually normal saline) under direct pressure that is produced by an electrically powered device, and is useful in cleaning e.g. chronic wounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compared to values obtained following lavage with oxygenated saline or normal saline, ozonated saline irrigation produced no appreciable alterations in arterial or venous pH, pO 2 , and pCO 2 over a 1 hour observation period. (elsevierpure.com)
  • Comparison of ablation index versus time-guided radiofrequency energy dosing using normal and half-normal saline irrigation in a porcine left ventricular model. (rush.edu)
  • Poor Outcomes of Irrigation and Debridement in Acute Periprosthetic Joint Infection With Antibiotic-Impregnated Calcium Sulfate Beads. (rush.edu)
  • Prepares for and assists with diagnostic and therapeutic treatments. (icims.com)
  • Depending on your specific requirements, the available variants ensure that you are perfectly equipped for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, with the "Slim Line model" suitable for reaching even far into the peripheral areas of the lungs. (richard-wolf.com)
  • Usar miel en un aerosol nasal no ayuda a mejorar los síntomas en personas que tienen infecciones frecuentes de los senos nasales. (medlineplus.gov)
  • I just experienced Thee best therapeutic massage ever. (superpages.com)
  • The purpose of the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, Inc. (NCBTMB) is to foster high standards of ethical and professional practice in the delivery of services through a recognized credible certification program that assures the competency of practitioners of therapeutic massage and bodywork. (ncbtmb.org)
  • These Standards of Practice for the profession of therapeutic massage and bodywork are the guiding principles by which Certificants conduct their professional practice. (ncbtmb.org)
  • Through these Standards of Practice, NCBTMB seeks to establish and uphold high standards, traditions, and principles of the practices that constitute the profession of therapeutic massage and bodywork. (ncbtmb.org)
  • This includes remaining in good standing with NCBTMB, committing to continued personal and professional growth through continuing education, and understanding and accepting that personal and professional actions reflect on the integrity of the therapeutic massage and bodywork profession and NCBTMB. (ncbtmb.org)
  • As the therapeutic massage and bodywork profession evolves, so, too, will these Standards of Practice. (ncbtmb.org)
  • These Standards of Practice are, therefore, a live and dynamic document and subject to revision in keeping with the changing demands and expectations of the therapeutic massage and bodywork profession. (ncbtmb.org)
  • The Certificant must provide optimal levels of professional therapeutic massage and bodywork services and demonstrate excellence in practice by promoting healing and well-being through responsible, compassionate and respectful touch. (ncbtmb.org)
  • Used for stimulating muscle reflexes or as a therapeutic massage ball to ease away tension and release muscles throughout the body and to improve circulation. (awholelottastuff.ca)
  • However, irrigation was not associated with a change in ductal width. (medscape.com)
  • Essential components of a residential garden include fences, irrigation systems, and nutrient-rich soil. (viewfromheremagazine.com)
  • Mannitol solution, 2.5% is indicated as an irrigation solution in transurethral prostatic resection or other transurethral surgical procedures. (nih.gov)
  • 12 Mud Therapy or Therapeutic Natural Grotto sessions (by reservation) for the treatment of rheumatic conditions. (termedeipapi.it)
  • It has been reported that L. royleana was more tolerant to water deficit in compared to L. iberica Also the results showed that the highest root colonization was in L. royleana species which was grown under different levels of irrigation regimes and mycorrhizal treatments. (ac.ir)
  • Gardening is a therapeutic, outdoor hobby and a great way to enjoy the beauty of plants. (dripirrigation.com)
  • Depending on the size of the garden, smart irrigation could be a solution for difficult gardening tasks and preventing water from being wasted. (griswoldhomecare.com)
  • Whether that's investing in smart irrigation or starting out small, encouraging seniors to get involved and pick up a stimulating hobby such as gardening can help them feel more independent, active, and accomplished. (griswoldhomecare.com)
  • Gardening is not only an excellent hobby, but it is also therapeutic . (viewfromheremagazine.com)
  • To monitor specific drugs for subtherapeutic, therapeutic, or toxic levels in evaluation of treatment and to detect toxic levels in suspected overdose. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • In the initial stages of installing a drip irrigation system, it is important to familiarize yourself with the different components and their uses. (dripirrigation.com)
  • Initial treatment is therapeutic aspiration with or without irrigation of the corpora. (medscape.com)
  • As explained by Hydropoint , "Unlike traditional irrigation controllers that operate on a preset programmed schedule and timers, smart irrigation controllers monitor weather, soil conditions, evaporation and plant water use to automatically adjust the watering schedule to actual conditions of the site. (griswoldhomecare.com)
  • In general in this research, it can be concluded that under water deficit stress conditions, water deficit stress damages can be reduced in both species of Lallemantia with careful irrigation management (using an irrigation regime of 60% available water soil of depletion) and application of mycorrhizae. (ac.ir)
  • The Rio Grande, the river separating the United States from Mexico along the Texas-Mexico region, serves as a source for irrigation water in Texas and Mexico. (cdc.gov)
  • These strains were previously isolated from a study investigating fecal contaminants in irrigation water and associated sediments at specific locations along the river ( 9 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Three hundred and twenty-two E. coli isolates were previously isolated from irrigation water and associated sediments at the El Paso, Presidio, and Weslaco regions of the river ( 9 ). (cdc.gov)
  • The Drip Store's comprehensive guide to drip irrigation offers over 90 pages of background information about drip irrigation, including the basics, design, layout, installation, water conservation tips, and technical information to assist you on your project. (dripirrigation.com)
  • When installing your water-saving, drip irrigation system, it's essential to plan ahead! (dripirrigation.com)
  • Using uniform distribution micro sprinklers and drip emitters with triangle or rectangle spacing, we can reliably obtain total uniformity and good saturation for field production offering greenhouse growers precise application of irrigation water. (dripirrigation.com)
  • External application of water for therapeutic purposes. (jefferson.edu)
  • The application of mycorrhizae increased plant height, grain yield, chlorophyll a and b , water use efficiency, root colonization, seed phosphorus, seed mucilage, and oil seed content in cross all irrigation regimes. (ac.ir)
  • pregnant and breastfeeding women, groups with occupations involving contact with infested water, such as fishermen, farmers, irrigation workers, and people whose domestic tasks bring them in contact with infested water · entire communities living in highly endemic areas. (who.int)
  • Material and methods: A total of ten specimens of bovine pulp tissue, weighing 1.65 g each, were placed into flasks connected to a device developed for the study in order to reproduce irrigation dynamics. (bvsalud.org)
  • The advantage of alum irrigation compared to other treatment methods for haemorrhagic cystitis is that it is generally safe, effective, well-tolerated, and cost-effective. (oncpracticemanagement.com)
  • In this section, we will cover how to install the different types of drip irrigation systems that are commonly used. (dripirrigation.com)
  • Additionally, we will cover the main terms that are used when describing the different types of irrigation systems, how they are measured and tips for keeping them properly maintains. (dripirrigation.com)
  • Review information of how to install a micro irrigation system for a greenhouse or nursery. (dripirrigation.com)
  • His irrigation systems run on electricity. (opb.org)
  • This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Therapeutic Irrigation" by people in this website by year, and whether "Therapeutic Irrigation" was a major or minor topic of these publications. (rush.edu)
  • Below are the most recent publications written about "Therapeutic Irrigation" by people in Profiles. (rush.edu)
  • Goswami K, Cho J, Foltz C, Manrique J, Tan TL, Fillingham Y, Higuera C, Della Valle C, Parvizi J. Polymyxin and Bacitracin in the Irrigation Solution Provide No Benefit for Bacterial Killing in Vitro. (rush.edu)
  • The dam was built to provide irrigation in the s for the Humpty Doo Rice Project. (avanscena.org)
  • These new tests are studying the ideal lighting and irrigation conditions for flowering cannabis plants. (hightimes.com)
  • Healing by Growing Farms seeks to fill this much-needed gap through therapeutic farming, educational sessions and holistic healing. (gofundme.com)
  • A study by Kim et al of 33 patients (58 salivary glands) with chronic obstructive sialadenitis indicated that intraductal irrigation can relieve symptoms of the condition. (medscape.com)
  • One of the biggest variables to consider when planning your irrigation and planting schedule is the weather! (dripirrigation.com)
  • This section will cover all of the drip irrigation terminology, component models, and how to systematically inspect your new system to ensure your drip system is a success! (dripirrigation.com)
  • Delivering irrigation to the anterior ethmoid region: evaluation of a lacrimal diversion device in a cadaver model. (rush.edu)
  • Neuroprotective actions of melanocortins: a therapeutic opportunity. (avanscena.org)
  • Healing By Growing (HBG) Farms, located in East Haven, CT, is a Therapeutic Respite Micro Farm and Educational Center. (gofundme.com)