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Synonyms for wean

gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk

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detach the affections of

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The point is that we as clinicians keep trying to wean the patient from artificial support.
Inspiratory muscle strength training improves weaning outcome in failure to wean patients: a randomized trial.
Use of noninvasive ventilation to wean critically ill adults off invasive ventilation: meta-analysis and systematic review.
In the early years of the facility, the facility ventilator wean rate of approximately 40% matched or exceeded success rates at large regional weaning centers, demonstrating the benefits of ventilator programs in long-term care settings.
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My findings show that mothers who babyled wean feed more responsively than those who spoon-feed, allowing their baby more control over how much they eat.
If for some reason a parent wants, or needs, to wean their baby earlier, then four months or 17 weeks is the absolute minimum age to introduce solids.
But some parents choose to wean early and baby foods are often marked as "suitable from four months".
If you wean calves early, you have fewer problems and can better control the production environment.
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It is important to note that there is not a distinct weaning parameter that can reliably predict a patient's ability to wean.
Predicting if a patient will be able to wean from mechanical ventilation is an important part of critical care medicine.
Councilman Bernard Parks, stepping up his criticism in his campaign against Mayor James Hahn, said Wednesday that he would freeze rates at the Department of Water and Power and try to wean the city off using so much money from the utility to balance its books.
Babies may enjoy the benefits of nursing for weeks, months, or years; the "right" time to wean is very individual.