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bolus

A doctor. What did the bolus say about your bloodwork?

bolus

(ˈboləs)
n. a physician. (From the Latin name for a pill.) The bolus kept trying to get me to lose weight.
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A mighty man at cutting and drying, he was; a government officer; in his way (and in most other people's too), a professed pugilist; always in training, always with a system to force down the general throat like a bolus, always to be heard of at the bar of his little Public-office, ready to fight all England.
Mr Merdle, with a dry, swallowing action, seemed to dispose of those qualities like a bolus; then added, 'As a sort of return for it.
It was observed that the infusion dose requirements of vecuronium after a dose 0.1 mg/kg averaged 1.02 [+ or -] 0.1 [micro]g/kg/min i.e., (0.6 mg/kg/hr) and the dose requirements of atracurium after a bolus dose 0.5 mg/ kg averaged 13.7 1.[+ or -] 9 [micro]g/kg/min i.e., (0.82 mg/ kg/ hr.) respectively.
In group-A, oxytocin administered just after delivery of foetus, as a bolus of 5 IU given approximately over 10 s and in group-B, 5 IU oxytocin diluted to 20ml normal saline and given over 5 minute through an infusion pump.
Texture perception at different stages of mastication can be changed by the addition of saliva in the formation of a bolus and affects its properties [5].
A Bolus Calculator is an Effective Means of Controlling Postprandial Glycemia in Patients on Insulin Pump Therapy, Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, 5(3), 365-369.
However, a bolus of oxytocin commonly causes hypotension and, less commonly, ST segment changes on the electrocardiogram (EKG) suggestive of cardiac ischemia.
Alteplase has a short plasma half-life of about 4 minutes [2] and is administered at a dose of 0.9 mg/kg body weight with 10% of the total dose given as a bolus over 1-2 minutes and the remainder infused over an hour.
Immediately after delivery, and before delivery of the placenta, 170 participants received randomly oxytocin either as a bolus or a dilute infusion in a doubleblind technique.
Although the spacing of sampling times did not permit precise pharmacokinetic profiles to be assessed, it was possible to compare the consequences of ingestion of BPA-[d.sub.6] as a bolus versus ad libitum consumption in the food, which was the primary goal of the study.
DENVER -- A bolus of follicle stimulating hormone given at the time of the human chorionic gonadotropin trigger during in vitro fertilization improves the developmental competence of oocytes, a new randomized trial shows.
One group was dosed orally with two soluble glass sintered boluses (100 g for a bolus) containing 13.4% w/w copper, 0.3% w/w selenium and 0.5% w/w cobalt (manufactured by Pilkington Controlled Release Systems Ltd., UK) and the other group left untreated as a control group.
Suspecting an inadequate plane of anaesthesia due to the sudden increase in the surgical stimulus, a bolus of 25 mg propofol was set to be delivered immediately.
-- Alarm reminders to take a bolus of mealtime insulin improved glycemic control in a significant minority of children on insulin pumps, Dr.