gastric lavage


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Noun1.gastric lavage - washing out the stomach with sterile water or a saltwater solution; removes blood or poisons; "when the doctor ordered a gastric lavage the hospital pumped out my stomach"
lavage - washing out a hollow organ (especially the stomach) by flushing with water
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The management of acute methanol toxicity includes gastric lavage, treating metabolic acidosis, administration of ethanol which leads to competitive inhibition of methanol oxidation and hemodialysis to remove both formate and methanol.
Dr Tang Shilong performed gastric lavage on Feifei to empty the contents of her stomach but could not find any food residue, Mirror.co.uk.
A few days later, Feifei's mother noticed her swollen stomach and rushed her to a hospital in Guangdong where doctors performed gastric lavage on her to empty the contents of her stomach.
Dr Tang Shilong performed gastric lavage on Feifei to empty the contents of her stomach and could not find any food residue, reported Southern Metropolitan Daily.
Unless any contraindication exists, gastric lavage can be performed
Vets can also wash out your dog's stomach - a procedure known as gastric lavage.
The global gastric lavage kits market is expected grow significantly during the forecast period owing to a continuous increase in gastrointestinal infections and diseases.
Gastric lavage was performed and 50-g activated charcoal was administered through a nasogastric tube.
Majority of the expired patients presented after 06 hours (73.3%), had respiratory distress (60%), shock (46.7%) and received delayed management in the form of gastric lavage (66.7%) and other supportive care (80%).
His body was washed and gastric lavage was performed.
Gastric lavage with normal saline was carried out four times daily for at least a week before surgery.
In our study both neck and subxiphoid US could not be performed in only one patient (the patient's Glasgow Coma Score was 15, it was a suicide-related emergency admission, with gastric lavage necessity) due to being not cooperative to procedure.