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infusion

Med introduction of a liquid, such as a saline solution, into a vein or the subcutaneous tissues of the body

Infusion

 

a liquid medicinal preparation; a water extract of a plant substance. Infusions are prepared from various parts of plants (leaves, flowers, grasses) that contain active substances. They include admixtures known as ballast substances (sugar, mucus, amaroids, tannins, pigments) and are used internally and, less frequently, externally (for example, gargling).

infusion

[in′fyü·zhən]
(chemistry)
The aqueous solution of a soluble constituent of a substance as the result of the substance's steeping in the solvent for a period of time.
(medicine)
The slow injection of a solution into a vein or into subcutaneous or other tissue of the body.
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In this prospective randomized pilot study, we found that continuous infusion of 3 g of meropenem per day preserved a similar rate of clinical cure as intermittent infusion, but showed a tendency for higher microbiological efficacy and required a significantly shorter duration of treatment.
Patients receiving the continuous infusion accumulated a total of 2618 hours in study versus a total of 2320 hours in the intermittent group.
AS a whole, these studies suggest that brain concentrations of thiopental peak early after intravenous administration, and, even in the setting of a continuous infusion, have unpredictable effects on depth and duration of sedation.
The ambIT Continuous infusion pump and the ambIT Intermittent infusion pump provide the same level of volumetric accuracy and are generally one-fourth the size and weight as other ambulatory infusion pumps.
6) Although we are currently conducting a prospective, randomized trial comparing continuous infusion dexmedetomidine versus midazolam for sedation during mechanical ventilation in infants and children, we have also found this agent to be effective in various other clinical scenarios.
Treatment of severe malaria in the United States with a continuous infusion of quinidine gluconate and exchange transfusion.
Since paper requires a mix of both long and short fibers to produce formation characteristics, a continuous infusion of never-before-recycled fiber will always be needed as a raw material of recycled paper.
Pharmaron is also highly experienced in non-traditional routes of administration, including continuous infusion dosing in primates for durations of up to 6 months.
Contract notice: Supply of fungible material for pumps of continuous infusion of insulin for the Endocrinology and Pediatrics Services of the Ramn y Cajal University Hospital.
The multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled international study, iNDiGO, will randomise 150 patients to receive either a continuous infusion of ND0612L or placebo replaced every 24 hours for 16 weeks.
Prospective, randomized, 2-arm study on 60 patients who are selected for study were randomly allocated to two groups of 30 each: Group A: Patients received patient controlled analgesia with continuous infusion of 0.
The patient was treated with continuous infusion of levobupivacaine 0.

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