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a small round soft mass (as of chewed food)

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a large pill

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Minimum effective bolus dose of oxytocin during elective cae sarean delivery.
Bolus dosing of insulin remains common practice for managing hyperglycemia in the medical-surgical patient, despite documented increases in episodes of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia (Molitch, 2007).
The mixtures were prepared by replacing a part (5-50%) of fly ash with ground slag (GS), kaoline I (KI), kaoline II (KII), metakaoline I (MKI), metakaoline II (MKII), bolus (B) and calcined bolus (CB) at the BM/AS ratio = 2.
The FSH bolus improved the fertility rate in IVF cycles, where it was 62% compared with 48% in controls, but not in cycles involving in-tracytoplasmic sperm injection, where the rates were 79% with FSH and similar at 73% in controls.
In overall conclusion, compared with feeding the control diet, feeding restricted TMR (TMR1) resulted in short eating time, long ruminating time, short chewing time, great frequencies of defecation, urination, and drinking of water, great numbers of boluses and chews, long ruminating time per bolus, low feed value index, and high eating and chewing efficiencies (p<0.
The larger prey items (> 12 mm) in boluses 1-5 were honeybees (Apis mellifera) which made up three of the four prey items in one bolus.
Conclusion: Intracoronary bolus application of tirofiban was not associated with reduction in MACE rates compared to intravenous administration in patients with STEMI who underwent primary PCI.
The FlavoRx pill glide is a one-step system that delivers the medication and a 3 ml fluid bolus at the same time.
The bolus is introduced to the oral cavity; thereafter there is interaction between orbicularis oris, buccinator and the muscles of mastication to adequately prepare the bolus for the pharyngeal stage.
Divide the remaining half into 3 equal portions; administer each portion as a short-acting insulin bolus with each meal.
When the bolus is eventually released you step back and turn to grab the fluorescent marker spray.
Most of the serious reactions were in patients who received a bolus dose of heparin from multiple-use vials, but several cases were in patients who received a bolus dose of heparin from single-dose vials, the FDA said.
The sensory receptors in the oropharyngeal mucosae are involved with initiating voluntary-induced swallows, and they relay the information to the brain about the size, viscosity, and temperature of the bolus to be swallowed.
The basal dose can be calculated at 50% to 60% of the TDD, and carbohydrate boluses can be calculated using what he calls "the 500 rule": Dividing 500 by the TDD gives the number of grams of carbohydrate that can be covered by 1 unit of bolus insulin.
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