Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Physiology Located outside the digestive tract.
  • adjective Medicine Taken into the body or administered in a manner other than through the digestive tract, as by intravenous or intramuscular injection.

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  • adjective medicine Administered by some means other than oral intake, particularly intravenously or by injection.

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  • adjective administered by means other than through the alimentary tract (as by intramuscular or intravenous injection)
  • adjective located outside the alimentary tract

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Examples

  • James Hoffman, St. Jude's medication safety officer, said many patients having organ transplants at the hospital are on nutrition supplements, known as parenteral nutrition, while they recover from surgery.

    Hospitals Cut Doses Amid Drug Shortage

  • The inpatient program is organized through the hospital-wide Nutrition Support Service, where the fellow supervises and consults in the care of children requiring extensive nutritional status assessment and parenteral or nutritional support.

    Pediatric Nutrition Fellowship

  • Clinical and educational programs include: general gastrointestinal diagnostic service, inflammatory bowel disease, acute and chronic liver disease, liver transplantation, motility disorders diagnosis and management, home total parenteral and enteral nutrition, feeding and dysphasia disorders, hyperlipidemias and nutrition support service and related nutrition programs

    Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship

  • Conventional therapy for hypertensive crisis should be employed. 5 A rapid short-acting parenteral alpha-adrenergic blocker, such as phentolamine, or vasodilators, such as nitroprusside, are recommended.

    Monamine Oxidase Inhibitors

  • The inpatient program is organized through the hospital-wide Nutrition Support Service, where the fellow supervises and consults in the care of children requiring extensive nutritional status assessment and parenteral or nutritional support.

    Pediatric Nutrition Fellowship

  • This will include enteral and parenteral nutrition support; acid-base balance; nutrition care specific to patient diagnosis, including but not limited to:

    Neonatal Nutrition Practicum

  • Nutrition — The fellow will spend a one month rotation on the Nutrition service and will participate in various nutrition clinics (cystic fibrosis, renal disease, weight management (obesity), home total parenteral nutrition, etc.).

    Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship

  • The problems have affected mostly older sterile, injected parenteral drugs that are generic and typically sold at low prices for slim profit margins.

    Solving the Growing Drug Shortages

  • The treatment for its deadly sting is removal of tentacles with vinegar, compression bandages, parenteral narcotics for severe pain.

    Fish poisonings and envenomations

  • You really know how to put the phun in peripheral parenteral nutrition.

    THE CRAPPY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

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