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Minims

A brand name for a range of eye drop preparations dispensed in sterile, single-dose, snap-off plastic vials. The current range of 19 preparations have replaced the former undesirable practice of using the same multi-dose bottle of eye drops for more than one patient. Minims are used for a range of ophthalmic purposes including dilatation (cyclopentolate) and constriction (pilocarpine) of pupils; treatment of bacterial infections (gentamicin) and GLAUCOMA (pilocarpine); temporary paralysis of the focusing muscle ring (cyclopentolate); anaesthetizing of the cornea (amethocaine, proxymetacine); corneal epithelial staining for erosions (Rose Bengal) and for ulcers and foreign bodies (fluoresceine) and to conduct aplanation tonometry (proxymetacine and fluoresceine); and the control of inflammation (dexamethasone).
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Although most slit lamps are not optimised for fluorescence observation, clinically useful levels can be achieved with moistened filter paper strips and 1% minim formulations.
The new capsule size offers a 1200 mg fill capacity, which is roughly equivalent to the most common soft gel size, 20 minims or one gram per dose.
Bobby Minims (goalkeeping coach), the medical and coaching staff and the gaffer have all showed faith in me.
The chants are presented not in the normal way such music appears in German musical sources of the period--that is, a form of stemless black notation--but in mensural notation with minims as the main note value.
The late Mr Williamson was, by all accounts, a bit of a Michael Hutchence figure in the land of quavers and minims and, on a good day, could have given Jim Morrison a lesson in regal lizardly behaviour.
When the ants forage, the smallest workers, or minims, swarm along even though they're too little to do any cutting.
White' quavers and coloured minims and semibreves are also retained unaltered, but the context usually makes the required interpretation clear.
Even given Descartes's familiarity with contemporary automata and mechanical garden works, these machines are simply different from the anamorphic images with which the Minims were mostly concerned.
These three combined passages - 86, 54 and 70 minims - do not appear to have much in common, and the injunction from 'on high' (24 + 20 = 44) does not at first sight give them any additional shape.
31 Sulfacetamide sodum 10 % (0,5 ml )x 1 minims gutt.