Asked in Conditions and Diseases, First Aid
In what way does glucose help a patient to recover?
A glucose drip can help to a person in such a away that there is no need to chew the food with his/her mouth. If a person is not able to eat then he/she is treated with the glucose drip by the doctor, the best way to supply energy glucose to the suffering patient ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
Under what conditions a patient need a drip of glucose?
Glucose drips are given to patients who are so weak they cannot stand or walk. It gives the patient the energy to recover. ...
How does drip of glocose help patient to recover?
A glucose drip will help only a patient suffering from a lack of glucose, the medical term being hypoglycemia. This condition will occur when a diabetic does not consume carbohydrates or sugar after taking insulin. If the patient has lost consciousnesses, the quickest way to revive him (and save him from potential brain damage) is by providing glucose by IV. This works very quickly and to the non medical trained person, will seem almost like a miracle. ...
Asked in Doctors
Why does a doctor put a glucose drip to a patient who has just been operated?
Doctor put a glucose drip to the patient who has just been operated because their body is become week . ...
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Nutrition
Why does a patient need to give a drip of glucose?
Your question is a little vague. There are two kinds of glucose drip. (1) Patients that have had major surgery may not be capable of taking solid food for some time until they recover sufficiently to feed themselves. Therefore, the patient is given a 'glucose drip' via a tube which is inserted into a nostril - and goes directly into their stomach. The drip not only contains glucose - it also contains salts and minerals. It is intended as a 'short term...
Asked in First Aid, Conditions and Diseases
Till when does a patient need to be given a drip?
A drip can be used for multiple things:- * A site for the administration of intravenous (IV) injections or infusions. * Fluid replacement. Therefore, how long the drip will be in situ for will depend on the reason for the drip. ...
Under what condition does a patient need to be on a drip of glucose?
The condition for which a patient would need to be on a drip of glucose would be if their blood sugar levels were too low. This is often seen in insulin dependent diabetics. ...
How often does a patient recover from Bowel Resection?
The patient is generally out of bed approximately eight to 24 hours after surgery ...