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Limited Partnership

A business model in which at least one general partner and at least one limited partner share a business' ownership. In a limited partnership, the general partner does not usually make invest any capital, but has management authority and unlimited liability. That is, the general partner runs the business and, in the event of bankruptcy, is responsible for all debts not paid or discharged. The limited partners have no management authority and confine their participation to their capital investment. That is, limited partners invest a certain amount of money and have nothing else to do with the business. However, their liability is limited to the amount of the investment. In the worst case scenario for a limited partner, he/she loses what he/she invested. Profits are divided between general and limited partners according to an arrangement formed at the creation of the partnership.
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We present a case of a 17-year-old female patient with achondroplasia, ALL and asymptomatic spinal stenosis, from whom we were unsuccessful in collecting spinal fluid via a lumbar puncture.
When the diagnosis is suspected, magnetic resonance imaging of the brain should be obtained before attempting a lumbar puncture.
In summary, lumbar puncture performed in the MICU to exclude nosocomial meningitis in patients with mental status changes has a low yield and rarely changes patient management.
Of the three patients with abnormal scans, one had a mild mass effect, and all three safely underwent lumbar puncture.
Because the symptoms are so similar, it is difficult for doctors to tell whether meningitis has been caused by a virus or bacteria without a lumbar puncture.
All passed a prescreening trial in which a decrease in muscle tone and an improvement in spasticity were noted during a 4-to 6-hour period after 50 [micro]g of baclofen was injected directly into the spinal cord via lumbar puncture.
The chapter notes that it is the only urine test available for Alzheimer's disease and, unlike other publicized potential markers for the disease, does not require a lumbar puncture, an inconvenient and unpleasant procedure for patients.
The boy endured a dangerous lumbar puncture and other invasive tests.
Computed tomography scans of the head and neck and a lumbar puncture showed no abnormalities.
The article notes that it is the only urine test available for Alzheimer's disease and, unlike other publicized potential markers for the disease, does not require a lumbar puncture, an inconvenient and unpleasant procedure for patients.
She spent three agonising days on an infectious diseases ward where she was put on a drip and given a lumbar puncture.
Lumbar puncture performed later that day showed an opening pressure of 15 cm of water, with free flow of clear cerebrespinal fluid (CSF).