preterminal

preterminal

(priːˈtɜːmɪnəl)
adj
preceding death or termination
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The objective of this report is to describe the case of a 78-year-old man with previously diagnosed diabetes mellitus, who presented with acute ascending type flaccid paralysis and subsequently developed preterminal cardiac arrhythmias following severe hyperkalemia.
Eschard, "Efficacy but side effects of anakinra therapy for chronic refractory gout in a renal transplant recipient with preterminal chronic renal failure," Joint Bone Spine, vol.
Watkins et al., "Somatodendritic localization of 5-[HT.sub.1A] and preterminal axonal localization of 5-HT1B serotonin receptors in adult rat brain," The Journal of Comparative Neurology, vol.
In Woodburn's case series, 100% of retroperitoneal NF patients died; nonetheless, CT scans provided the best visualization of the retroperitoneal infectious process even though such changes were suggestive of advanced and preterminal disease [8].
Due to the growing incidence of both obesity and type 2 diabetes [4] and health-related concerns such as weight gain [5, 6], cancer risk [7], metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and pregnancy preterminal delivery risks [8-11] associated with the consumption of artificial high-potency sweeteners [12], much attention has been paid to low-calorie plant-derived [13] sucrose substitutes.
In the eye, the nature of disturbed hemodynamics is characterized as an altered regulation of perfusion in the terminal or preterminal arterial vasculature, however not as an obstructive vascular disease like arteriosclerosis [101].
Somatodendritic localization of 5-H[T.sub.1A] and preterminal axonal localization of 5-H[T.sub.1B] serotonin receptors in adult rat brain.
During the preterminal phase of his mother's illness, John found the Living Will document and discussed the contents with the social worker five days before his mother's death.
(8.) Stephanie Bauche, Delphine Boerio, Claire-Sophie Davoine, Veronique Bernard, Morgane Stum, Cecile Bureau, Michel Fardeau, Norma Beatriz Romero, Bertrand Fontaine, Jeanine Koenig, Daniel Hantai, Antoine Gueguen, Emmanuel Fournier, Bruno Eymard, Sophie Nicole, Peripheral nerve hyperexcitability with preterminal nerve and neuromuscular junction remodeling is a hallmark of Schwartz-Jampel syndrome, Neuromuscular Disorders, 2013, 23, 12, 998.
Clearly the description offered can be observed over a matter of days or weeks in preterminal patients--or can be discerned by an astute practitioner some years (even decades) before the debilitations become obvious to others.
The liver function deteriorated during the admission and he developed preterminal bronchopneumonia.