Overview

mannitol


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

n. an osmotic diuretic administered by intravenous infusion mainly to reduce intracranial pressure in brain injuries and also in the emergency treatment of glaucoma. Side-effects include fever and chills.

Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Medicine and Health.


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.