bolus dose


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bolus dose

an amount of IV medication administered rapidly to decrease the response time or to be used as a loading dose prior to an infusion. See also bolus.

bolus dose

A quantity of fluid or medicine given intravenously at a controlled, rapid rate.
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However, if the exposure had occurred over a number of hours instead of as a bolus dose as modeled, other possible exposures should be considered [e.
Is relative reversible adrenal suppression after bolus dose etomidate in the shocked patient the same for cases of traumatic and other forms of shock as for cases of septic shock?
Alterations to this protocol, with the exception of the bolus dose, render it inactive.
Recommendations about bolus doses of oxytocin refer to initial doses only and ongoing assessment of their efficacy, in consultation with the obstetrician, is mandatory.
5 [micro]g/kg/h, dexmedetomidine provided more effective sedation as demonstrated by the need for fewer bolus doses of morphine, a decrease in the 24-hour requirements for supplemental morphine, as well as a decrease in the total number of assessment points with a Ramsay score of 1 (inadequate sedation) and the number of patients who had a Ramsay score of 1.
A total of 2212 patients were randomized to receive either a bolus dose of tirofiban and then a constant infusion of tirofiban for 36 hours or placebo.
However, because effects of the bolus dose may last longer, monitoring of vital signs and muscle tone for 24 hours post-bolus may be required.
Among patients treated with an initial bolus dose of 6.
Each subject received a single subcutaneous bolus dose of 10 mg (healthy subjects) and 5 mg (critically ill patients) of oxycodone injected over one minute through a 27 G needle sited in the subcutaneous tissue just below the clavicle.
Information concerning dexmedetomidine included the indication for its administration, the initial bolus dose (if used), the initial infusion rate (if used), changes in the infusion during administration, duration of administration, and adverse effects that could be attributed to the medication.