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2012-09-10 10:58:02

Study drives home importance of addressing unique needs in specific patient populations Although some studies have portrayed tight blood sugar control as a potential means of lowering infection rates in critically ill adults, a new study–led by principal investigator Michael Agus, MD, director of the Medicine Critical Care Program at Boston Children's Hospital–found no indication that the approach benefits pediatric patients undergoing heart surgery. The results of the Safe...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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