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infusion

noun imbruement, imbuement, impregnation, inculcation, infiltration, infusio, injection, insertion, instillation, introduction, penetration, permeation
See also: incorporation

INFUSION, med. jur. A pharmaceutical operation, which consists in pouring a hot or cold fluid upon a substance, whose medical properties it is desired to extract. Infusion is also used for the product of this operation. Although infusion differs from decoction, (q.v.) they are said to be ejusdem generis; and in the case of an indictment which charged the prisoner with giving a decoction, and the evidence was that he had given an infusion, the difference was held to be immaterial. 8 Camp. R. 74.

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In the third dosing period (the first 8 h; steady state), blood samples were acquired in line with an intermittent infusion dose or change of continuous infusion bag at 0, 30, 60, 150, 200, and 480 min.
Continuous infusion of epidural morphine and bupivacaine for postoperative pain relief -a prospective study.
In the United States, we should adopt a policy of maintaining a continuous infusion of oxytocin for 4 to 8 hours following a cesarean delivery.
Formal mixed model analysis yielded a group difference between plasma potassium over time, continuous infusion versus intermittent, of 0.
In one continuous infusion study in humans using doses of thiopental comparable to the total doses used in lethal injection, doses of 2.
Sorenson Medical now provides a complete product line of infusion pumps by offering the ambIT Continuous infusion pump and the ambIT Intermittent infusion pump," said Thomas Orsini, president and COO at Sorenson Medical.
Results: Dexmedetomidine was administered by continuous infusion to three patients and as a single bolus dose (0.
Quinidine gluconate is administered subsequently as a continuous infusion of 20 [micro]g/kg/min quinidine gluconate salt (equivalent to 12.
For example, surgically implanted devices deliver a continuous infusion of medication, depriving patients of the ability to control their own pain relief.
The idea is to ``stop the bloodletting, stop giving the Parks Department a continuous infusion of money that they didn't earn, and focus in on some smaller projects that will help the harbor,'' Flynn said.
Additionally, patient controlled analgesia can be accompanied by a continuous infusion of narcotic utilizing the same infusion device.
In 1974 it was found that patients also did exceedingly well if the blood glucose level was maintained within the normal range by frequent daytime feedings and by continuous infusion of a solution high in glucose concentration into the stomach during the night.

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