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2011-06-06 20:03:50

Patients in the intensive care unit who do not tolerate adequate nutrition from tube feeding should wait a week before receiving intravenous (IV) feeding because, compared with early IV feeding, it enhances recovery from critical illness.

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2011-02-24 09:00:00

Air pollution is responsible for more heart attacks worldwide than cocaine, according to a new study published by Belgian researchers this week in the medical journal The Lancet.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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