The doctor ordered that Seth be given normal saline fluids intravenously.
What does NS stand for?
NS stands for Normal Saline
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We have 71 other meanings of NS in our Acronym Attic
- Non Serviceable
- Non Stop
- Non-Stationary Stochastic (neural information processing)
- Non-Structural (molecular biology)
- Noonan Syndrome
- Norfolk Southern Railway (railroad)
- Norfork Southern (railway)
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Each glove was filled with 500 cc normal saline and immersed in a one-liter saline solution bath.
5 nil of the drug in 3 ml of normal saline would be sufficient to provide adequate bronchodilation.
They cut 5-cm-square pieces from blue and purple nitrile gloves, and soaked them in normal saline for 2 hours.
Some guidelines suggest Hartmann's solution in preference to normal saline in the setting of major trauma, as it may avoid hyperchloraemic acidosis and thus cause less exacerbation of any preexisting acidosis from compromised tissue perfusion and may cause less physiological derangement (1,7).
During the induction of artificial erections, a series (range 1 to 5) of intra-corporal injections using about 80 mL of normal saline via an 80 cc syringe attached to an 18-gauge butterfly needle are "pushed" rapidly over a few seconds directly into the intracorporal space.
There were a total number of twelve rats divided into two main groups: silicate and control normal saline groups.
Cyclophosphamide served as positive control while normal saline as negative control.