hyperalimentation


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Related to hyperalimentation: parenteral hyperalimentation

hy·per·al·i·men·ta·tion

 (hī′pər-ăl′ə-mĕn-tā′shən)
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Noun1.hyperalimentation - administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cavahyperalimentation - administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes
alimentation, feeding - the act of supplying food and nourishment
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hy·per·al·i·men·ta·tion

n. hiperalimentación, sobrealimentación por vía intravenosa.

hyperalimentation

n (overfeeding) hiperalimentación f (ant, TPN) nutrición f parenteral total (NPT)
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2) It causes tinea versicolor and fungemia in patients with an intravenous access catheter, particularly those receiving lipid-containing hyperalimentation.
Information was collected on a standard form regarding age, sex, patient location at time of candidemia diagnosis, healthcare setting, risk factors within the preceding 30 days (including surgery, vascular access devices [VADs], hyperalimentation, and use of antimicrobial and systemic antifungal agents), major concomitant conditions (International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th revision, Australian modification) (15), portal of entry, clinical signs of sepsis (16), complications of candidemia, results of diagnostic studies, antifungal therapy, and clinical outcome [less than or equal to] 30 days after diagnosis.
The medium-intensiveness group included infants receiving enteral feedings by indwelling gavage tubes either continuously or by bolus feedings; intravenous hyperalimentation by indwelling percutaneous intravenous central catheter (PICC) line, broviac, or umbilical vessel catheter (UVC); and/or nasal continuous positive airway pressure by nasal prongs.
Solute diuresis secondary to tube feedings or hyperalimentation 3.
Feeding of critically ill patients has increasingly emphasised the avoidance of over-feeding, moving away from the hyperalimentation approach of earlier days.
A fallback treatment for scleroderma patients who are deteriorating because of refractory malabsorption is home central venous hyperalimentation.
Arterial and venous umbilical catheters, central venous catheters, peripheral arterial and venous cannulas, urinary indwelling catheters, hyperalimentation infusions, and assisted ventilation provide enormous opportunities for relatively nonvirulent pathogens to establish infection and to invade the host (12).
Without the surgically created aperture, there was no way the inmate could eat, other than with a feeding tube or hyperalimentation.
Grahm TW, Zadronzny DB, Harrington T: The benefits of early jejunal hyperalimentation in the head injured patient.
I programmed the Provider for twelve hours of Hyperalimentation.
We've got two choices: I can make you comfortable for about six months; or we can fight with chemotherapy and hyperalimentation and it will give you up to a year, but it will not be a comfortable year.
If the drainage is excessive, an ostomy pouch may need to be placed around the tube, feedings discontinued and hyperalimentation started until the tract heals.