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Urethra

... around the urethra . Open a urine collection bag (a plastic bag with an adhesive paper on one end), and place it ... males, the entire penis can be placed in the bag and the adhesive attached to the skin . The ...

Urine collection

... new methods require. Open a urine collection bag (a plastic bag with an adhesive paper on one end), and place it ... males, the entire penis can be placed in the bag and the adhesive attached to the skin . For ...

Colostomy

... the abdominal wall. Stools moving through the intestine drain into a bag attached to the abdomen . COLOSTOMY - The surgical construction of ... and connects the colon to it, a procedure called a colostomy . A bag is attached to collect the stool . In some cases a colostomy (an ...

Labia

... midstream into a sterile container. In infants , a urinary collection bag (plastic bag with an adhesive seal on one end) is attached over the labia in girls or ...

Ostomy

... the abdominal wall. Stools moving through the intestine drain into a bag attached to the abdomen . COL OSTOMY - The surgical construction of ... the colon and the surface of the abdomen . Empty your ostomy bag when it gets to be one-third full. That way it won't bulge under your ...

Stent

... for cyclical breast pain from your GP. PERSI STENT VOMITING "Ice bag to stomach . FREQU ENT BOWEL MOVEMENT S"Hot Enema at 1050- 1100 F. ... drains through the stent into the small intestine or into a collection bag outside the body. This procedure may relieve jaundice before surgery . ...

Abdomen

... pain . His family also massaged him with extra virgin olive oil, alternating with castor oil . The dialysis solution passes from a plastic bag through the catheter and into your abdomen , where it stays for several hours with the catheter sealed. The time period that dialysis solution ...

Amniotic fluid

... shed by your developing baby. Amniotic fluid accomplishes numerous functions for the fetus , including: ... Amniotic fluid The protective bag of fluid that surrounds the fetus while growing in the uterus . Neonate ... emboitement; embolaemia; embolalia; embole; embolectomy; emboli; ...

Anesthesia

... pain from being felt, given before an operation. Anus : The opening of the rectum where solid waste leaves the body. Bladder : The muscular bag in the lower abdomen where urine is stored. Local anesthesia may not numb the area quite enough and some minor discomfort may be felt when ...

Angina

... . ANGINA PECTORIS "Fomentation over heart for 1 minute followed by Cool Compress for 10 minutes, repeat; Hot Footbath or Hot Leg Pack; Ice bag to spine; rest in bed; keep extremities very warm. In stable angina , chest pain follows a predictable pattern. It usually occurs after extreme ...

Angina pectoris

... ... ANGINA PECTORIS "Fomentation over heart for 1 minute followed by Cool Compress for 10 minutes, repeat; Hot Footbath or Hot Leg Pack; Ice bag to spine; rest in bed; keep extremities very warm. Remarks on Angina Pectoris Some Remarks on the Morbid Effects of Dentition Account of ...

Anus

... to the outside of the body. Bowel obstruction ... Anus : The opening of the rectum where solid waste leaves the body. Bladder : The muscular bag in the lower abdomen where urine is stored. Catheter : A tube inserted through the penis to the bladder in order to drain urine from the ...

Apgar score

... Total numerical score is 10. Apgar Score : An evaluation of a newborn's adjustment to life outside the womb, performed at 1 and 5 minutes. bag of Waters: See Amniotic Sac . Apgar score A scoring method from zero to 10 for describing the health of an infant at birth , based on heart ...

Boil

... inch in diameter. The surrounding skin may also be red and swollen. * Boil wash children's soft toys which are taken to bed. Alternatively, bag them and put them in the freezer. Either action will kill and dust mites which can inhabit these toys in large numbers. - Has a boil that has ...

Breathing

... . Closing the airway while breathing in produces creaking noise s in the throat and changes the shape of the chest. Breathing into a paper bag is unsafe and is not recommended (see carbon dioxide toxic ity). When to Seek Medical Care Hyperventilation can usually be treated without ...

Cardiac Failure

... - inability of the heart to expel sufficient blood to keep pace with the metabolic demands of the body. THREATENED CARDIAC FAILURE " Cold bag over heart for 15 minutes every hour; Cold Mitten Friction every 2 hours; Hot Blanket Pack for 10 minutes, followed by Cold Towel Rub; Hot ...

Colon

... the skin of the abdomen . This procedure is called a ur ostomy and the opening is called a stoma . Urine empties through the stoma into a bag outside the body. A type of common bacteria normally found in the colon . Some strains that cause diarrhea are acquired during travel. ...

Digit

... surgery . This is done by wrapping the digit s in gauze moistened with saline, or a salt solution. The digit s and gauze are placed inside a bag and set on ice to keep them cool. Los niveles de digit licos se deben monitorear con regularidad cuando se est bajo tratamiento con dichos ...

Enema

... to replenish lost calorie s. Enema s also can relieve constipation , and are available at pharmacies without a prescription . An enema is a bag of liquid (usually a mixture of salt and water) attached to a plastic tube with a tapered tip. ENEMA "Neutral Enema after each bowel ...

ESR

... exchange: In peritoneal dialysis (see dialysis ), the draining of used dialysis solution from the abdomen , followed by refilling with a fresh bag of solution. [Top] ... ESR . The distance red blood cells travel in one hour in a sample of blood as they settle to the bottom of a test ....

Gallbladder

... GALLBLADDER . Digestive System Abnormalities - Congenital structural abnormalities of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM. Endopouch Pro specimen -retrieval bag Disposable device for use as a receptacle for collection and ex traction of tissue specimen s, such as the appendix , gallbladder , ovaries, ...

Hiccups

... although their course may sometimes be shortened by such measures as holding the breath, deep regular breathing , or re breathing into a paper bag to increase the carbon dioxide content of the body. you may get hiccups you may develop mouth ulcers , or a sore mouth you may have some ...

Hyperventilation

... else unpleasant) Forcible traction on the tongue (use a dry cloth to hold it and pull out) Hyperventilation Breathing into a paper bag Pulling the knees to the chest ... ...

Intra

... intra venous line (IV) - Babies may have an IV placed in a hand , foot, or scalp, where veins are easily accessed. Tubing connects the IV to a bag containing fluids that are carefully delivered with a pump. Intra cerebral hemorrhage Premature infant s (born earlier than 35 weeks ...

Intravenous

... intravenous line (IV) - Babies may have an IV placed in a hand , foot, or scalp, where veins are easily accessed. Tubing connects the IV to a bag containing fluids that are carefully delivered with a pump. Intravenous pyelogram ( IVP ) In the procedure intravenous pyelogram ( IVP ), ...

Jaw

... 1.10 and 1.11). If the Hot Compress extends below the jaw , the common carotid will be dilated (enlarged), which you do not want. An Ice bag should be placed below the jaw at the same time. This will increase the effect, by contracting the carotid . As the disease progresses, the ...

Liver

... daily; during the interval between, apply a continuous Heating Compress . EMACIATION"Rest in bed; mild Tonic Frictions, carefully graduated. Ice bag over stomach , half an hour before eating. liver scan An image of the liver created on a computer screen or on film. A radioactive ...

Make

... Make sure urine is flowing into the catheter . Check for signs of skin irritation or infection . Make sure that the urine collection bag is always below the level of the bladder . The steps for good catheter care are: ... Make other lifestyle changes as needed: Lose weight if ...

Make-up

... . At the hospital , a nurse will provide a hospital gown, socks and cap for you to wear during surgery . You will be given a plastic tote bag for your belongings. Keeping the skin , nails, and scalp clean and moisturized can help reduce or prevent the incidence of infectious skin ...

Myocarditis

... inactivated exo toxin , used in immunization . For Your Information ... MYOCARDITIS "Employ all the means recommended above, except avoid Ice bag over the heart . "Also see " Cardiac Problems." CARDIOMYOPATHY (Keshan Disease , Muscular Dystrophy of the Heart ) ... equine; encephalo ...

Nausea and vomiting

... only sign of an ulcer ) anaemia, caused by blood loss, resulting in paleness and shortness of breath tiredness ... NAUSEA AND VOMITING "Ice bag over stomach , Hot and Cold Trunk Pack. CONSTIPATION " Cold Enema daily; colon ic at 700 F. daily. DIARRHEA " Enema at 950 F. after each ...

Pericarditis

... It Really Make You Sleepy? - Source:MedicineNet ... PERICARDITIS and ENDOCARDITIS "Fomentation for 30 minutes every hour, followed by Ice bag or Cold Compress , to be removed for 5 minutes every 15 minutes. Hot Hip and Leg Pack if extremities are cold . Acute pericarditis : This ...

Prolapse

... or possible death . Prolapse d cord ' This is an obstetrical emergency that occurs prior to or during labor in which the amniotic fluid bag ("bag of waters") breaks and the umbilical cord drops into the vagina before the baby can be delivered. prolapse The falling or slipping out ...

Rectum

... the bulb of the thermometer with petroleum jelly. rectum - the lower end of the large intestine , leading to the anus . scrotum - the bag of skin that holds and helps to protect the testicles. Rectum The end of the large intestine in which feces collects for elimination ...

Reservoir

... to the reservoir bag. Remove the MDI canister, shake, and place on proper place on the mouthpiece. Instruct your child to blow out until the bag is full. Press down on the inhaler to de liver one puff of the medicine. Fill the douche reservoir with warm water and add a small amount of ...

Sac

... sac , surrounds the fetus throughout the pregnancy . Amniotic Sac : Sac containing amniotic fluid in which the baby floats; also called bag of waters. Amniotomy: Rupturing the amniotic sac with an instrument. abnormal sac in the body, filled with a fluid or semisolid and enclosed ...

Scrotum

... Enlargement Definition Scrotal swelling is abnormal enlargement of the scrotum (the sac that surrounds the testicles). scrotum - the bag of skin that holds and helps to protect the testicles. The testicles make sperm , and to do this, the temperature of the testicles needs to be ...

Spasm

... . ANAL SPASM "Hot Anal Douche or hot Shallow Sitz Bath at 1020-1060 F. General applications of massage and regular gymnastics. APHONIA"Ice bag to the throat with general Cold Douche . Painful spasm of the vagina . varicocele Dilated veins in the sperm atic cord above or around ...

Specimen

... -- lively infants can displace the bag, causing the specimen to be absorbed by the diaper. The infant should be checked frequently and the bag changed after the infant has urinated into the bag. The data collected and specimen s obtained from people in this study will serve as a ...

Tachycardia

... . Resources: ... TACHYCARDIA (RAPID HEART BEAT)" Cold Compress over heart for 15 minutes every hour; avoid hot food and drinks; Ice bag over heart during hot applications to joints and other parts. Anti - tachycardia pacing. If you experience an unusually fast heart beat, ...
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