The Definition Of A Motel

The word motel entered dictionaries after World War II and is derived from the words motor and hotel. It is an establishment which provides both accommodation and parking and is intended to provide short term lodging for motorists. The units are often attached,...

The Definition of Sterilization

The method of sterilization process is through heating, irradiating, and filtrating. Heating method includes autoclaving, dry heating, tyndallisation, and also pasteurization. In the past, people used fire to sterilize items. This operation was later founded as...

RESPIRATORY FAILURE: DEFINITION

There is no precise clinical definition of respiratory failure; the diagnosis rests on the interpretation of arterial blood gas measurements. A patient can be said to be in respiratory failure if the arterial oxygen tension (-Pao2) falls below 8.0 kPa/60 mmHg (normal...
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