Hypertonic Sentence Examples
Hypertonic saline solution-Fluid that contains salt in a concentration higher than that of healthy blood.
A muscle that is tensed and contracted is hypertonic, while excessively loose muscles are hypotonic.
Not many others are hypertonic solutions most saline nasal washes are isotonic.
In postnasal drip is there evidence for using either isotonic or hypertonic saline nasal drip is there evidence for using either isotonic or hypertonic saline nasal washes?
Currently there are several products on the market that use hypertonic saline to spray in the nose.Advertisement
There has been some literature claiming that hypertonic saline is of value when the membranes of the nose are extremely swollen.
This then becomes hypertonic hyper meaning excess or increased.
This erosion is usually treated conservatively with lubricating drops and hypertonic saline ointment for a month or more, although some patient need a debridement of the cornea or laser treatment.
Spastic, hypertonic muscles can cause serious orthopedic problems, including curvature of the spine (scoliosis), hip dislocation, or contractures.
Electrolyte levels will be measured along with carbon dioxide and pH and serum osmolality, which may indicate hypertonic dehydration.Advertisement