Monitor elderly, cachectic
, or debilitated patients closely, particularly when initiating and titrating BELBUCA(TM) and when BELBUCA(TM) is given concomitantly with other drugs that depress respiration.
Tumor patients who are cachectic
often lose a substantial amount of weight, both fatty tissue and muscle mass, a sign often prognostic of a poor outcome.
The physical examination was significant for a cachectic
Hoehn and Yahr Staging of Parkinson's Disease Stage I * Unilateral involvement * Minimal or no functional impairment * Friends have noticed changes in posture, locomotion and facial expression Stage II * Bilateral or midline involvement * No impairment of balance * Mild disability Stage III * Impaired righting reflexes * Mild to moderate disability * Significant slowing of body movements * Early impairment of equilibrium on walking or standing Stage IV * Severely disabled * Can still walk to a limited extent * No longer able to live alone Stage V * Confinement to bed or w/c unless aided * Cachectic
stage * Requires constant nursing care Sources: 1) Hoehn, M and Yahr, M: Parkinsonism: onset, progression and mortality.
On examination, he appeared cachectic
and was dehydrated and hypothermic (tympanic temperature 32.
When considering total fat, it is generally recommended that intake be less than 30% of total energy intake even though the patient is cachectic
On physical examination, the following were noted: a pale, cachectic
, and physically underdeveloped female at 5' 2" and 87 pounds presenting with curvature of the spine; several skin nodules on chest and back; and several facial hemangiomas around the cheeks and chin area.
On examination he was cachectic
with an ECOG performance status of 3 and had no palpable lymphadenopathy.
He became rapidly cachectic
and died [approximately equal to] 3 months after the onset of jaundice.
On examination, she was cachectic
, anxious, and had a bilateral fixed upward gaze.
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or weight loss or malnourished or wasting Cachex* or cachect* or (weight los*) or malnourished or wast* Term 3 Nutrition or diet Nutrition* or diet* Search = Terms 1 and 2 and 3 Limited to adult humans Search updated with databases available April 2005 Electronic The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews databases The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) Medline Advanced 1950-2005/01 PubMed (to include early 2005 publications)--Cancerlit CINAHL (1982-current) Web of Science EMBASE Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Cancernet Cancer Spectrum Australasian Medical Index (AMI)
On examination, the patient was cachectic
For a severely ill or cachectic
individual, the initial dose should be low (for example, 25-50 mg of sertraline or 50 mg of bupropion) and the titration cautious.
On admission, the patient was cachectic
Non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents have been found to exhibit profound neuromuscular blocking effects in cachectic
or debilitated patients, patients with neuromuscular diseases and patients with carcinomatosis.