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Synonyms for patch

spot

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reinforcement

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mend

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not be a patch on something or someone

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  • not be as good as
  • not hold a candle to

patch someone up

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patch something up: settle

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patch something up: mend

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to restore to proper condition or functioning

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a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation

a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole

a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition

a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program

a connection intended to be used for a limited time

sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)

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a protective cloth covering for an injured eye

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to join or unite the pieces of

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provide with a patch

repair by adding pieces

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Concurrently, the postural headache and neck pain continued to hamper the patient's ability to ambulate such that, on day seven post-caesarean (and dural puncture), an epidural blood patch was performed injecting 38 ml of blood without sequelae.
Epidural blood patch and rarely surgical intervention may be used in refractory cases.
While a prophylactic blood patch did not decrease the incidence of PDPH in this study, it did decrease the duration and severity of symptoms.
Cranial subarachnoid hemorrhage as an unusual complication of epidural blood patch.
The unusual occurrence of an occult, late-presenting durotomy can be successfully treated non-operatively with an epidural blood patch, thereby avoiding the need for re-exploration and repair.
The efficacy of epidural blood patch in spontaneous CSF leaks.
Postdural puncture headache and extradural blood patch.
The patient received a standard epidural blood patch, and his headache resolved immediately.
Although the exact mechanism by which an epidural blood patch provides relief of symptoms is controversial, pain relief may be due to the formation of a gelatinous tamponade that stops the CSF leak and provides an immediate elevation of CSF pressure.
The spinal tap generally does not help in diagnosing migraine, however, and may actually cause a post-lumbar puncture headache, which can be severe and require a blood patch to correct.
In a study of patients undergoing magnetic resonance imaging after epidural blood patch procedure to manage postdural puncture headache, Vakharia et a112 demonstrated that a 20-ml epidural blood patch would produce a hematoma in the posterior epidural space.
The blood patch appeared within a week of Carmageddon going on sale.
Traditional treatment is a blood patch, which is just that: a patch of the patient's blood injected over the puncture hole.