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Infusion (Definition)

An infusion implies a substance administered via IV 2 a person, such as blood (transfusion), antibiotics and pain meds or other meds. Some can be ...Read more


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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is an epidural infusion pump?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is an epidural infusion pump?

Continuous meds: The epidural needs to b reloaded so to speak In the old days an anesthesiologist would come by every few hours and inject meds into the epidural the pump creates a nice continuous stream of medication avoiding the peaks and lows associated with the old method. You feel more comfortable for a longer time ...Read more

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I hav lost my arm in car accident.And hav an infusion pump in abdomen that pumps drugs in the spine.It doesn't help.I want to try drezlesion.Anygood?

I hav lost my arm in car accident.And hav an infusion pump in abdomen that pumps drugs in the spine.It doesn't help.I want to try drezlesion.Anygood?

Fifty-six patients: With intractable pain following a spinal cord injury treated with (drez) lesions after a follow-up period ranging from 6 months to 6 years 50% of patients had good pain relief certain pain syndromes tended to respond better to drez lesions than did others patients with pain extending caudally from the level of the injury and patients with unilateral pain were most likely to to obtain relief ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: infusion?

Inject: An infusion implies a substance administered via IV 2 a person, such as blood (transfusion), antibiotics and pain meds or other meds. Some can be infused subq but rarely. ...Read more

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When is an albumin infusion necessary?

When is an albumin infusion necessary?

Rarely: There are other ways to build up blood volume. Albumin does not last very long. It is usually given when other types of infusion have already been done. ...Read more

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How is systemic lidocaine infusion administered?

With : Intravenous line, also called angiocath or heplock. Pretty much the standard. ...Read more

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Is longterm infliximab infusion treament dangerous?

Yes and no: These is an increased risk of infection which is the major side-effect. Other possibile problems are reduced blood counts, liver inflammation, neurologic disorders and a possible increased risk of lymphoma. However the chances of having any of these issues is fairly small. ...Read more

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Pneomonia with bilateral infusion. Cancer?

Pneomonia with bilateral infusion.  Cancer?

Not necessarily: Pneumonia can be nilater, and have bilater infusions - in may individuals: children, otherwise healthy adults; the presence of cancer depends on numerous factors - are there and masses on the x-ray? Is the person a somker or ex-smoker? Many more details are needed to answer this question - please speak with your doc! ...Read more

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