Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Food or any substance that nourishes the body – protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins, minerals, and water.
A comprehensive evaluation of factors that influence or reflect nutrition status; its tools include histories, physical examinations, anthropometric measures, and biochemical analysis.
Applies to any infection acquired by a patient while under medical care that was not present or incubating at the time the patient was admitted
Also known as hospital-associated pneumonia (HAP); any case of pneumonia that starts at least 48 hours after admission into an acute healthcare facility.
Nocturnal Oxygen Therapy Trial
A stimulus that is damaging or threatens damage to normal tissues.
Nothing by mouth
Pertaining to a neural receptor for painful stimuli.