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Synonyms for balance

Synonyms for balance

a stable state characterized by the cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces

satisfying arrangement marked by even distribution of elements, as in a design

what remains after a part has been used or subtracted

to examine in order to note the similarities and differences of

to put in balance

to place or be placed on a narrow or insecure surface


Synonyms for balance

equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

something left after other parts have been taken away

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra

the seventh sign of the zodiac

a weight that balances another weight

a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine

compute credits and debits of an account

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hold or carry in equilibrium

be in equilibrium

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Based on practice experience and underpinned by an informal audit of 24-h fluid balance charts in a local ICU, where seven out of ten calculated totals were incorrect, the research question posed was: What are the current practices of registered nurses in ICUs with regard to fluid balance monitoring?
This was achieved through the following objectives: (a) develop an algorithm that can improve patients' ability to solve the specific problem of fluid balance and maintenance; (b) develop an educational session for patients on how to use the algorithm; and (c) develop an implementation strategy in collaboration with the peritoneal dialysis nurse.
Age, gender, APACHE III score, abdominal surgery, presence of mechanical ventilation and 24 hour fluid balance were non-significant and eliminated from the model.
Salt is necessary for survival and is involved in electrical potential, fluid balance, and pH balance (acid/alkali).
Beyond advice to drink moderately according to thirst, monitoring changes in body weight during races would provide an objective measure for early detection of positive fluid balance especially among slower runners at greatest risk.
The worms disrupt the balance of the lymphatic system which helps maintain the fluid balance between tissues and blood and can hugely swell body parts.
Bananas or cantaloupe melon are high in potassium, which helps regulate the fluid balance in your body.
Chemists also know that it occurs in nature only in the combined state, that it is a necessary element in the body for the maintenance of normal fluid balance and other physiological functions.
Our largest organ, it defines appearance, shapes character, maintains body temperature and fluid balance, synthesises growth factors and vitamins and helps clean up cellular wastes.
In a statement which Ricky Gervais's David Brent couldn't better, experts explained: "The shift in the current paradigm regarding the 'acceptance' of thirst as the body's inherent guide governing fluid balance centers (sic) around the acknowledgment of current scientific evidence supporting the body's regulation of plasma osmolality (body sodium) over plasma volume instead of bodyweight during exercise.
The mushrooms also provide a significant amount of potassium, a mineral that helps the body maintain normal heart rhythm, fluid balance, and muscle and nerve function.
The kidneys play an important role in regulating your fluid balance.
In addition to adjusting the voiding schedule, she helps patients manage their fluid balance and trains them in Kegel exercises, he said.
THEY are packed with performance enhancing potassium, a mineral which helps regulate the body's fluid balance.
Potassium to help regulate our body's fluid balance and maintain normal blood pressure;