intravenous push


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intravenous push

in·tra·ve·nous push

(IVP) (in'tră-vē'nŭs push)
A method of quickly injecting medications into a vein.
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Patients were randomized to receive either the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent ketorolac, 15 mg by intravenous push over 30 minutes every 6 hours for the first 24 hours after surgery, or a saline placebo according to the same regimen.

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