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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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Variables included in the study were chronological age, gestational age, total serum bilirubin level, lipid infusions, hyperalimentation, diagnosis, blood pressure, pulse pressure, hematocrit, and use of vasopressors (see Table 1).
Key Variables Total Sample (Events) Number of Events Chronological Age Category 1 (24-28 weeks) 23 Category 2 (28-32 weeks) 27 Category 3 (32-36 weeks) 43 Diagnoses Meconium Aspiration 20 Sepsis 16 Respiratory Distress Syndrome 49 Other Variables Anemia 60 Hyperbilirubinemia 29 Hyperalimentation 29 Lipid Infusions 24 Inotropic Agents 23
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