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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The rabbit chow infusion yielded the lowest results from all the infusions.
HORIZON Prevention Study: 24-Month Changes in Bone Mineral Density 2 Z0L Infusions Z0L + Placebo 2 Placebo Infusions Lumbar spine 5% 4.4% -1.3% Total hip 3% 2.3% -1.5% Femoral neck 2% 1.6% -1.4% Trochanter 4.8% 4% -1% Distal radius -0.07% -0.18% -2.4% Source: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Although women who received the 5-mg infusion of zoledronic acid had significantly more immediate adverse events than those receiving a placebo infusion, the long-term adverse event rate was similar in both groups, said Dr.
They suggested that all hypotensive episodes were considered unrelated to the iron infusions. Finally, according to these authors iron polymaltose can be used safely and effectively to correct iron deficiency and improve Hb even when used without ERT therapy.
to 7:00 a.m.) infusions of different doses and durations of VLDG, and also underwent control infusions.
"With infusions, you need to play mad scientist a little," says Kevin Lundell, bar manager at Tangerine, one of many properties in the Philadelphia-based Starr Restaurant Organization portfolio.
Epinephrine, norepinephrine and dopamine infusions decrease propofol concentrations during continuous propofol infusion in an ovine model.
A patient in a critical care unit was receiving multiple continuous infusions through a multi-lumen central line.
The day after an infusion, ketamine produced marked mood improvements in 12 volunteers, compared with reactions to the saline placebo, the researchers report in the August Archives of General Psychiatry.
An advantage of programmable infussion devices for large-volume fluid administration in institutionalized patients is that tapering rates can be set to automatically begin, taper and end infusions without nursing personnel physically making these adjustments.
* Skyy Infusions Ginger has just been added by Skyy Vodka lineup of flavored infusions.