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bolus

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n. a physician. (From the Latin name for a pill.) The bolus kept trying to get me to lose weight.
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Arwyn was keen to assess the potential impact of using trace element boluses, as he has seen them perform well in cattle Although his land has no real deficiency in trace elements, other than cobalt, he wanted to see if it would make any difference to his sheep enterprise.
and PHILADELPHIA, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Centaur Animal Health announced today the availability of QuikCal Calcium Boluses for dairy cattle.
To summarise, for women at low risk of postpartum haemorrhage delivering by caesarean section, current evidence supports slow boluses of 0.
The eating/ruminating/resting time, the number of boluses, and the frequency of defecation and urination were observed with the naked eye and were recorded.
Wong and her colleagues reported that the currently available pumps used for patient-controlled epidural anesthesia (PCEA) also can be programmed to automatically deliver boluses at regular intervals, and that this "programmed intermittent epidural bolus" (PIEB) resulted in similar analgesia but with a smaller bupivacaine dose and better patient satisfaction, compared with continuous epidural infusion (CEI) for maintenance of epidural labor analgesia (Anesth.
Geological Survey (Bird Banding Laboratory), as well as documentation of chick growth and diet as indicated by analysis of food boluses brought to nestlings; adult body weight and molt were also studied.
The patient is tested against a recommended protocol involving the use of varying quantities and viscosities of liquid and solid boluses.
THIS week has been turnout time for some nine-month-old calves, which means the annual ritual of dosing them with long-acting boluses to protect against worm infestation during the summer months.
reported that pharyngeal response time, laryngeal elevation, and laryngeal closure have been significantly shortened by 1 mL cold boluses in patients with mildly dysphagic stroke [16].
The basal dose can be calculated at 50%-60% of the TDD, and carbohydrate boluses can be calculated using what Mr.
In the study of Medtronic insulin pump users entitled, "The PedPump Study: A Low Percentage of Basal Insulin and More Than Five Daily Boluses are Associated With Better Centralized A1C in 1041 Children on CSII in 17 Countries," 1041 children with type 1 diabetes (ages 11.
Agriculture students were given an insight into slow-release cattle and sheep boluses by minerals firm Agrimin, which stressed the importance of correct trace element and vitamin balances.