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Patients were assigned to receive 0.06 mg/kg of IV rocuronium as priming dose in a volume of 3 mL 3 minutes prior to intubating dose of rocuronium 0.54 mg/kg.
This illustrated that women were more sensitive to priming dose of atracurium than men.
Many other such experiments have been reported, (17) and the results are usually explained as production of repair enzymes by the priming dose.
Currently under study is a "semi-automatic" or "hybrid" strategy: The patient manually administers a partial, priming dose of insulin prior to eating, and the system regulates the remaining insulin.
Currently under investigation is "semi-automatic" or "hybrid" strategy, where the patient manually administers a partial, priming dose of insulin prior to eating, with the remaining insulin regulated by the system.
Experimenters measured each subject's self-reported cravings as well as his or her behavioral and physiological responses three times during the study: (1) when the subject was told he or she would receive alcohol, (2) when the subject consumed the priming dose, and (3) when the subject was offered two extra drinks 45 minutes after consuming the priming dose (i.e., the drinking test).
All patients received a 1 mg/kg priming dose of 5F9, coupled with intrapatient dose escalation, to mitigate on-target anemia.
All 20 patients of this group received a priming dose of vecuronium 15 pg/kg 5 minutes prior to induction of anaesthesia.
Fentanyl 2 [micro]g/kg IV given 10 minutes before the priming dose. Total intubating dose (0.6 mg/kg) of rocuronium was diluted to 5 mL with normal saline.