Definition of Decompensating
1. decompensate [v] - See also: decompensate
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Literary usage of Decompensating
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1918)
"A decompensating heart, having weathered the storm of the first pregnancy, would be less able to meet the demand of a second gestation. ..."
2. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1921)
"As an example we are well aware that a diseased heart is not necessarily a decompensating heart and may meet perfectly readily the ordinary demands of ..."
3. Ill-Equipped: U.S. Prisons and Offenders with Mental Illness by Sasha Abramsky (2003)
"... Program for prisoners who have been stabilized on medication in a hospital setting but have a pattern of discontinuing treatment and decompensating. ..."
4. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1922)
"The other form is usually found in decompensating hearts, and is met with in those portions of the heart in which the current of blood is less active and in ..."
5. Contracting for Managed Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services: A Guide ...by Stephen Moss by Stephen Moss (2000)
"Acute Care: Services provided to protect the decompensating patient and/or resolve his/her urgent and severe problems so that he/she can return as quickly ..."
6. Manual of operative surgery by John Fairbairn Binnie (1921)
"Discontinue the pack as soon as the temperature falls to ioo°F. If there is decompensating myocarditis give Digitalin gr. }. ..."
7. Manual of Vital Function Testing Methods and Their Interpretation by Wilfred Mason Barton (1917)
"Advantage has been derived, however, from studying the changes in the sequence reading, specially in decompensating cardiac lesions as the patient improves ..."