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2014-01-14 12:27:51

Company to sponsor symposium for leading clinical nutrition experts BETHLEHEM, Pa., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will showcase its Clinical Nutrition portfolio, which enables customers to customize their patient's parenteral nutrition needs safely in-house or via outsourcing, at the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.), Clinical Nutrition Week 2014, Savannah International Convention & Trade Center, Savannah, GA January 18-21,...

2011-07-01 06:55:02

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Controversy remains over the timing and initiation of parenteral nutrition in critically ill adults whose caloric targets cannot be met by enteral nutrition alone, which provides food through a tube placed in the nose, stomach, or small intestine. Parenteral nutrition is administered through a catheter and goes directly into a vein and supplies nutrients in a form that doesn't require digestion. The study compared the European guidelines of early initiation of...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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