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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.
See also: dose
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15) (1994) studied the efficiency of bolus dose Esmolol in blunting the stress response comparing 100 mg Esmolol versus 200 mg Esmolol.
Effect of bolus dose of dexmedetomidine on haemodynamic responses and airway reflexes during tracheal extubation: double blind randomized, controlled trial study.
No-one developed severe sedation (response to pain only) or unresponsiveness; none required naloxone to reverse respiratory depression and only one had her PCA bolus dose reduced to prevent over-sedation.
As mentioned above, two studies evaluated the efficacy of a bolus dose of landiolol on haemodynamic responses to LTI (15,30).
We found addition of small bolus dose, IV dose of propofol improved IPPV and saturation of majority of cases.
Following administration of the initial bolus dose of study drug, the design of this trial allowed supplemental doses to be administered to reach and maintain minimal to moderate sedation during the procedure.
We chose to administer a 5 mg bolus dose with a lockout interval of 30 minutes and a background infusion of 5 mg/hour.
A wide range of ACCUFUSER pump models provides clinicians the flexibility to choose a basal rate and bolus dose option that meets their patients' needs.
R Miller, a bolus dose of 100 mg of esmolol was safe and effective in attenuating the haemodynamic response to tracheal intubation.
In our institution, the routine bolus dose used for treatment of post-spinal hypotension is 3 to 5 mg, repeated as required.
An optional bolus dose button included with the ACCUFUSER(R) Pump enabled these patients to self-administer additional anesthetic medication within prescribed limits set by the physicians.