when your heart beats faster than normal

faster than normal heart rate


when your breathing is faster than normal

faster than normal breathing


the length of a pregnancy, or 40 weeks. This can also refer to a baby born between 38 to 42 weeks of gestation

total parenteral nutrition (TPN)

is a way of getting nutrition into your body through your veins

nutrition that is provided via intravenous. Consists of electrolytes, glucose, vitamins and minerals as well as fats. Used if someone is unable to be fed orally or via nasogastric (NG) tube.


when you are given blood directly into your vein through an intravenous (IV)