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balance

(Amount in excess), noun carry-over, excess, extra, leftover, margin, oddments, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, plus, reliquus, remainder, reeaining portion, remains, remnant, residual, residual porrion, residue, residuum, spare, superfluity, superfluousness, superplus, surfeit, surplus, surplusage
Associated concepts: balance due

balance

(Equality), noun analagousness, comparability, comparableness, comparativeness, correspondence, equalization, equation, equilibration, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equivalence, homeostasis, level, libro, neutralization of forces, parity, stable equilibrium, state of equilibrium, symmetrical scales, symmetry
Associated concepts: balance account, balance of convennence, balance of hardship, balance sheet, balancing equities
See also: adjust, collation, comparison, compatibility, compensate, composure, coordinate, countervail, earnings, equipoise, fairness, moderation, neutralize, offset, overage, par, parity, proceeds, regularity, regulate, remainder, residual, sanity, stabilize, surplus, weigh

BALANCE, com. law. The amount which remains due by one of two persons, who have been dealing together, to the other, after the settlement of their accounts.
     2. In the case of mutual debts, the balance only can be recovered by the assignee of an insolvent, or the executor of a deceased person. But this mutuality must have existed at the time of the assignment by the insolvent, or at the death of the testator.
     3. The term general balance is sometimes used to signify the difference which is due to a party claiming a lien on goods in his hands, for work or labor done, or money expended in relation to those and other goods of the debtor. 3 B. & P. 485; 3 Esp. R. 268.

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4] conducted across 198 ICUs in Europe in 2002, determined that a positive fluid balance is a strong prognostic factor for death in critically ill patients.
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Certainly no studies I have read provide any clear conclusive evidence that caffeine has a negative influence on the body's fluid balance in the long term.
Therefore, it is crucial that, each day, patients determine the amount of water that needs to be removed from their bodies in order to maintain their fluid balance.
In addition, we assessed all patients for the following possible risk factors for IAH/ACS: body mass index (BMI), severity of acute renal failure defined using the Risk Injury Failure Loss End-Stage Kidney Disease (RIFLE) criteria (9), abdominal infection and/or liver dysfunction (hepatic failure, pancreatitis, abdominal abscess and ascites), fluid balance over 24 hours, mechanical ventilation with positive end-expiratory pressure, mean airway pressure and acid-base balance (base excess and plasma lactate).
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But some doctors were allegedly " prescribing" goat milk to dengue patients to maintain body fluid balance of patients because transmitting platelets is not possible in all cases.
What haemodialysis cant do, however, is provide cleansing and fluid balance on a continuous basis; therefore, toxin levels and fluid volume tend to fluctuate, causing shocks to the patients system.
While there does appear to be an argument for caffeine-induced diuresis at rest, research does not support any significant effect of caffeine on sweat loss and thus fluid balance during exercise that would adversely affect performance.
A wet, heavy nappy is a good sign that your child is maintaining an adequate fluid balance.
The patient was kept nil orally, accurate fluid balance maintained and we noticed rapid improvement from a septic to non-septic picture.