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continuous infusion

A controlled method of intravenous administration of drugs, fluids, or nutrients given without interruption, instead of by bolus. By adjusting the infusion rate, precise medication dosages or quantities of fluids can be given over time. Therapies administered continuously include some antibiotics, cancer chemotherapies, heparin, insulin, parenteral nutrition, and vasopressors, among others.
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[Effects of continuous infusion of landiolol on the hemodynamic response to tracheal intubation].
After baseline measurements, a continuous infusion of AVP was started to achieve a 100% increase in MAP compared to baseline values (e.g.
Of the 30 patients who received propofol during the study period, 16 (53%) developed increased levels of serum amylase (125 to 466 IU/l) after two to nine days of continuous infusion. Liver function assessed by blood transaminase levels, and kidney function assessed by blood urea levels and estimated creatinine clearance remained normal throughout the observation period.
An ideal muscle relaxant for continuous infusion should have low potency, rapid onset, short duration of action, without any cumulative effect and, should be easily reversible with proper antagonists.
Meanwhile, better results were obtained with the continuous infusion via insulin pump than with the subcutaneous injection.
The reason for that was probably the lasting of continuous infusion for 24 hours as a protocol requisite.
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Two groups were made; group-A received Lignocaine 2mg/kg and group-B Lignocaine 2mg/kg with dexamethasone 0.15mg/kg in continuous infusion over 30 minutes.
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The recommended regimen in these cases is Aqueous crystalline penicillin G1824 million units per day, administered as 3-4 million units IV every four hours or continuous infusion, for 10-14 days--Matthew Prior, MPH, State Policy and Communications Manager, National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD)
In their article, the authors reported that continuous infusion of low-dose remifentanil may trigger the relative activation of the parasympathetic nervous system in post-surgical patients as assessed with heart rate variability (HRV).

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