Author: Anthony Rudd
Publisher: Class Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781859591130
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Swallowing. My husband has a 'nil by mouth' sign at the end of his bed. Why? It is
likely that your husband has been identified as being at risk of aspirating, as
explained above, and has quite correctly been kept 'nil by mouth'. It is important
that the nurses let you know about this so that you and any other visitors do not
tempt your husband with irresistible tasty morsels. While he is ...

Cultural Studies And The Working Class

Author: Sally Munt
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780304705498
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Glen Creeber Released in Europe in 1997, Nil by Mouth was written and directed
by British actor Gary Oldman, who is best known for his leading roles in films
such as Sid and Nancy, Bram Stoker's Dracula and blockbusters like The Fifth
Element and Lost in Space. Oldman's directorial debut, however, draws its
influence more from relatively low-budget British film and television drama than
the Hollywood movies where he made his name. Dedicated to the memory of his
alcoholic ...


Publisher: Royal College of Physicians
ISBN: 1860163394
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Non-oral feeding is not entirely without hazard and it does not prevent the
aspiration of saliva. Being placed nil by mouth also has psychological impact.
Screening for swallowing difficulty after stroke is a key part of the clinical
assessment of an acute stroke patient, and is one of the important process
indicators for stroke.3 Swallow safety can be evaluated using an agreed swallow
screening tool which can be administered as soon as possible after admission by
an appropriately trained ...

Nobody S Perfect

Author: Anthony Lane
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 030748887X
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he actor Gary Oldman has written and directed his first film and called it Nil by
Mouth. Nominally, the title refers to a hospital patient who can only be fed
intravenously. But the bulk of its meaning is ironic, since the movie revolves
around a group of people for whom everything is by mouth. What goes in is
booze: the opening shot finds Ray (Ray Winstone) at the bar of a pub, ordering
beer and vodka—“oh, and a drop of Scotch.” What comes out is a multitudinous
sea of filth. The story is ...

Puzzling Out Clinical Signs And Symptoms

Author: Richard Hamilton
Publisher: Remedica
ISBN: 1901346765
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Treatment is with IV fluids,nil by mouth and antibiotics (eg, cefuroxime and
metronidazole).Surgery for massive bleed/complications. Large- and small-bowel
obstruction Causes include:(small bowel) strangulated hernia,adhesions, (rarely)
cancer,intussusception in babies;(large bowel) tumour,constipation,adhesions,
volvulus. Symptoms and signs are nausea,vomiting,absolute constipation,
abdominal distension and colicky abdominal pain.In small-bowel obstruction,
vomiting occurs ...

Clinical Procedures In Veterinary Nursing

Author: Victoria Aspinall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702058823
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Encourage abdominal organs back into place by lifting the patient up under the
shoulders. Rest with the head and shoulders higher than the body See treatment
of bites and stings Remove if visible. Prepare for GA/ sedation. Fish hooks must
be cut out (not pulled). Treat asphyxia (see treatment of asphyxia). The Heimlich
manoeuvre may be required. Compress wounds if possible. Fractures will need
immobilizing under GA Supportive therapy such as intravenous fluids. Nil by

Addiction Dilemmas

Author: Jim Orford
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119978696
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Nil. by. Mouth. A. Film. by. Gary. Oldman. This powerful British film, written and
directed by Gary Oldman and re- leased in 1997, depicts an inner-London family
of modest means in which the two main male characters are both shown as
having substance problems, Ray's being drink and Billy's injecting drugs. The
interactions quoted here involve Billy and his Mum, but the film also contains a lot
of relevant material involving Billy's older sister and her husband Ray. Mum, we
are led to ...

Care Of The Acutely Ill Adult

Author: Fiona Creed
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191005010
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If a patient is nil by mouth, a crystalloid infusion will be necessary to maintain
adequate amounts of fluid and electrolytes in the body. An intravenous infusion
or nasogastric feeding may also be necessary ifa patient is taking some oral food
and fluid but not in adequate amounts. Patients at risk for a negative fluid balance
but who can drink should have oral fluids encouraged. Equally, fluid restriction
may be required for patients at risk for hypervolaemia. Close attention should be
given ...

Minimizing Recognizing And Managing Endoscopic Adverse Events An Issue Of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics

Author: Uzma D. Siddiqui
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323341926
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Mediastinitis Nil per mouth, intravenous hydration, intravenous antibiotics,
surgical evaluation for possible debridement/collection drainage/ closing
perforation 2. Peritonitis Nil per mouth, intravenous hydration, intravenous
antibiotics, surgical evaluation for possible lavage/collection drainage/closing
perforation 3. Subcutaneous emphysema Usually resolves spontaneously in few
days. Massive air tracking into soft tissues of the neck can result in airway
obstruction and may require ...

High Risk Pregnancy

Author: David K. James
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455700002
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III/B 109,110 Assess for other structural abnormalities. III/B 108,111 Offer
karyotyping. III/B 108,111 Provide multidisciplinary counseling. —/GPP — Labor
and Delivery Normal management in a tertiary center. —/GPP — Vigilance for
complications of hydramnios. —/GPP — Postnatal Pass nasogastric tube,
maintain nil by mouth until bowel atresia excluded. —/GPP — Confirm diagnosis
by radiography. —/GPP — Surgical correction is needed; search for other
abnormalities at surgery.