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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

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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Daily assessment of fluid balance guides medical and nursing interventions aimed at achieving physiological stability in a patient3,4.
Hydration and muscular performance: does fluid balance affect strength, power and high-intensity endurance?.
Associations of fluid intake, fluid output, and fluid balance (i.e., differences and ratios between fluid intake and fluid output) at 24 and 48 hours after hospital admission with LOS after those two time points were evaluated using single-variable (i.e., unadjusted) and multivariable negative binomial regression models [14].
A logistic regression was conducted for the death outcomes and the variables of weight, SOFA, fluid balance before and after 3 sessions, presession potassium, and the presence of hypokalemia were identified as risk factors.
We examined the subjects' age, sex, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) and Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) scores at admission, the intubation duration, pressure of arterial oxygen to fractional inspired oxygen concentration ratio (Pa[O.sub.2]/Fi[O.sub.2] ratio or P/F ratio), PaC[O.sub.2], rapid shallow breathing index (RSBI) at extubation, and positive fluid balance on the day before extubation.
General information Value Gender (male/female) 47/21 Age 38.3 [+ or -] 7.3 Total burn surface area (%) 91.5 [+ or -] 7.1 Burn surface area of stage II partial 23.6 [+ or -] 4.5 thickness (%) Burn surface area of stage II full 50.1 [+ or -] 5.7 thickness (%) Burn surface area of stage III (%) 21.7 [+ or -] 8.3 ICU length of stay (days) 71.2 [+ or -] 17.8 Initial time of CRBSI (ICU day) 10.6 [+ or -] 3.4 Admission APACHE II score 22.3 [+ or -] 7.6 Outcome (90 days) Death 21 Continuous ICU management 25 Transferred to regular wards 22 Table 2: Body temperature, white blood cell, CRP, PCT, and fluid balance during the first week in the ICU.
Sodium has a vital role in maintaining fluid balance and is responsible for the osmolarity of plasma (McLafferty et al., 2014).
For example, in patients with cardiorenal syndrome, negative fluid balance should be established as early as possible, and dehydration can be slowed once lung edema is reduced.
In Nutritional Recovery for Tennis, Susie Parker-Simmons says that the two key factors to analyze on the "Fluid Balance Chart" are:
(a) Spontaneously breathing patients with an IVC-CI [greater than or equal to] 50% and mechanically ventilated patients with an [DELTA]IVC [greater than or equal to] 12% who had a positive fluid balance at 48 hours after admission
Daily weights in acutely ill patients, particularly those in critical or progressive care units, are important measurements to estimate fluid balance and determine medication and fluid requirements.
They called upon people and particularly children to drink plenty of water, lemonade, green coconut water for keeping fluid balance in the body as meteorological department warned that the current heat wave might continue for next several days despite slight fall of mercury.
Birch sap is believed to have medicinal benefits including detoxification and maintaining fluid balance, as well as anti-inflammatory properties.
But now I find myself wondering: "Did I write down 900mls on the fluid balance chart?
The two groups of cells appear to work together to respond to changing hydration levels and maintain fluid balance, the scientists say.