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dosage

[′dō·sij]
(genetics)
The number of copies of a particular gene.
(medicine)
The prescribed or correct amount of medicine or other therapeutic agent administered to treat a given illness. Also known as dose.
(nucleonics)
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Influence of manganese sulfate dosage to electrochemical fingerprints of Radix Paeoniae Alba
1]: There will be a statistically significant relationship between implementation of the dosage calculation module and student test scores in dosage calculation.
The study sought to identify a dosage that produced a blood concentration with a 12-hour area under the curve of 3,800 ng x hr/mL, a level that resulted in the best efficacy plus no emergence of drug resistance in earlier studies.
Eka's Bengtson puts it this way: "As a provider of productivity and end product solutions for papermakers--applying high performance chemistry tools--we must proceed with a dosage plan only after precisely understanding goals and objectives on a grade and machine specific basis.
Specifically, in the nursing field, research studies show that when computers are employed as tutors in drill-and-practice exercises for dosage calculation problems, they promote student mastery of these skills (Worrell & Hodson, 1989; Reynolds & Pontious, 1986).
In one of the largest pediatric asthma studies ever conducted for a beta-agonist (n = 338), the safety and efficacy of levalbuterol inhalation solution were evaluated at dosage strengths of 0.
As a result of using compressive shear to develop bentonite fibers, the strength of the bentonite bonding was retained at half of the industry-wide standard dosage.
If Fleming had continued taking the drug at the wrong dosage, however, he may have been at risk for a stroke.
As someone who writes the psychotropic drug use guidelines for surveyors of nursing facilities, I try to convey the importance of looking at the entire picture, rather than just a dosage or diagnosis.
Both Stevenson and Biron found that mice already mounting an immune response to an infection began to suffer from toxic shock syndrome when given IL-12 at more than a critical dosage.
So many dosage charts go by age rather than weight.