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fluid balance

n. balance hídrico.
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sodium also plays an important role in several biological functions, including fluid balance, nerve conduction and muscle contraction.
It plays a key role in fluid balance in cells and muscle contractions.
Sodium and potassium help keep a healthy fluid balance, which can keep your muscles from cramping.
"It's more of fluid balance. You don't need antibiotics.
Demographic data Age (years) 63[+ or -]5 Gender (male/female) 29/21 BMI (kg [m.sup.-2]) 27.3[+ or -]3.9 Diabetes (%) 26.4 Hypertension (%) 50.4 EuroScore 3[+ or -]2.5 Duration of CBP (min) 72[+ or -]35 Duration of cross-clamp (min) 38[+ or -]18 Postoperative fluid balance (mL) 635[+ or -]773 Postoperative extubation time (min) 378[+ or -]113 BMI: body mass index; CBP: coronary artery bypass graft surgery Table 2.
Myo-inositol is a naturally-occurring metabolite mainly found in specialized brain cells known as glial cells, that assists with maintaining cell volume and fluid balance in the brain, and serves as a regulator for hormones and insulin in the body.
When polled, only 22% of attendees at the session picked "transition to torsemide" as the best approach for restoring fluid balance with the lowest adverse potential in a 74-year-old woman with nonischemic cardiomyopathy on furosemide 80 mg twice daily who has been hospitalized for fluid overload three times in the year.
Proteins are responsible for maintaining fluid balance in the body.
The second application includes multiple potential new features and improvements to the diagnostic capabilities of the Aquadex FlexFlow system, which, if incorporated into the product, would be designed to help ensure optimal patient fluid balance and to dramatically improve usability for healthcare providers.
The most universally-accepted value of tea consumption is its beneficial role in maintaining the proper fluid balance required by human body.
"Fluid accumulation does occur frequently," he said, "and it is likely a very important and relevant part of practice for bedside providers to be mindful on a multiple-times-a-day basis of what is happening with net fluid balance and how that relates to end-organ function, particularly the lungs and the kidneys."
Objective: Fluid balance remains a highly controversial topic in the critical care field, and there is no consensus about the amount of fluid required by critically ill patients.